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Difficult daughters

Manju Kapur

Difficult daughters

by Manju Kapur

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Published by Penguin Books in New Delhi, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Novel.

StatementManju Kapur.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9499.3.K283 D54 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination262 p. ;
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL511723M
ISBN 100140278621
LC Control Number98909926
OCLC/WorldCa40164096

Set in Amritsar and Lahore and narrated by Virmati and her daughter, Ida, a divorcée on a quest to understand and connect with her departed mother, Difficult Daughters is a stunning tale of motherhood, love, and finding one's identity in a nation struggling to discover its own. Difficult daughters PM Read (via Mobile) Response Received I read this book before some story about Virmati falls for a wedded man, Harish, so with that and her yearning education things gets precarious at home in a middle class family in Amitsar in the s.4/5(3).

The first novel Difficult Daughters 1 by Manju Kapur was published in and it has been bagging many laurels since then. Difficult Daughters won the Commonwealth Writer’s Prize for the Best First Book Category in the Eurasia region and was also shortlisted for the Crossword Book Award in India.   Manju Kapur is the author of four novels. Her first, Difficult Daughters, won the Commonwealth Prize for First Novels (Eurasia Section) and was a number one bestseller in second novel A Married Woman was called 'fluent and witty' in the Independent, while her third, Home, was described as 'glistening with detail and emotional acuity' in the Sunday Times/5(37).

I recently had the opportunity to appear on the Dr. Phil Show and he graciously endorsed my book; Will I Ever Be Good Enough?Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers. The show was difficult. Manju Kapur (born in Amritsar, India) is an Indian novelist. Her first novel, Difficult Daughters, won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, best first book, Europe and South Asia. She teaches English at Delhi University under the name Manjul Kapur Dalmia. She studied and received an M.A. in from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada.


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In the book she first helps you understand your particular relationship with your grown Cited by: 2. First published inDifficult Daughters went on to win the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best First Book in the Europe and South Asia region. Reading it, Difficult daughters book is quick to forget that the novel was, in fact, Kapur’s debut: her style of writing is risky but beautiful, her confidence steady, and her characters richly developed/5(46).

Manju Kapur taught English literature at Miranda House College at Delhi University for over twenty-five years. Her first novel, Difficult Daughters, was published in and won the Commonwealth Prize for best first novel, Eurasia second novel, A Married Woman, was published in and was shortlisted for the Encore Award; her third, Home, was nominated for the Pages:   Buy a cheap copy of Difficult Daughters book by Manju Kapur.

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Last week, I finally got to read Difficult Daughters by Manju Kapur. Though, it is her first novel, I ended up reading it only after her later and less popular works like Home and Married r, after reading Difficult Daughters, I am a bit surprised as to why the novel is considered better than the other two.Manju Kapur lives in New Delhi, where she is a teacher of English literature at Miranda House College, Delhi University.

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