Gently Falls the Bakula [Sudha Murty] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. What is more important: a successful career or a happy marriage?. Shrimati and Shrikant are neighbours, whose families don’t get along too well. A tree of Bakula (a fragrant flower) seperates the two homes. All about Gently Falls the Bakula by Sudha Murty. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.

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Shrimathi is such a gem of a person which are very rare and wouldn’t be able to find in the present generation. They are neighbo Sudha Murty is one of my favorite authors and I have read all her books. But nobody cares us, here Shrimati who has sacrificed everything for her husband found nothing and finally decide to live for her and her love towards history.

Google Books — Loading Her plight reflects the plight of many young women and it is this close association with reality which makes the book such an extraordinary read. She opines that divorce is an instrument of remarriage and hence is not interested in it.

When I had picked up the book from the book store I had no idea of reading it so soon but just reading the first page drew me in to the story. I’m not very fond of the characters. Shrimati too wudha in love with the amiable and handsome Shrikant and the two get married.

Shrikant is a self serving, wife-ignoring, my-job-is-my-life attitude holding male chauvinist. Her books are set ack in time but the issues are still relevant and you can very well relate to them. Shrikant I had a very low opinion of right from the start, while Shrimati I grew increasingly frustrated with as the story progressed. I have always seen Sudha Murty as Mrs. After a long time, Shrimati realized, it is not her life she has to do something audha her.


You are commenting using your Twitter account. Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Conversations 55 33. Through this novel she insinuates the fact that no relationship works unless efforts are put into it. I loved the book too Like Liked by 3 people. Like in a whirlpool, it is difficult to come out of it.

This goodness on her part is not acknowledged. References to this work on external resources. When he lost finer sentiments, she lost him and was left only with history. Srikant was attracted to the bakula flower and Srimati always wore a flower on her hair.

I bet the answers are not going to make us happy. This ending the ending of the novel might happen to any one of us, if we are not careful. Become a LibraryThing Author.

The quote from the book aptly describes the nature of Shrikant: You are commenting using your WordPress. Summary on the book cover gives you a fair idea of what the story is but only by reading it do you understand the emotions filled in to the story.

Both are equally brilliant student and neighbour. Jul 14, Shipra rated it liked it Shelves: The author beautifully describes their love, the caring and the longingness that they share for each other. Her selflessness helps Shrikant achieve remarkable accomplishments whilst she loses a part of her lover every time he is promoted. Feb 19, Sadaf rated it really liked it.

Shrimati realizes very fallls that, Shrikant loves his career more than her. Jul 19, Radhika added it. Shrimati has very simple wants. If you ever see a copy of this novel, get your hands on it and read. If the story had a conclusion of Srikant realizing his mistakes and getting back with Srimati, I would have been happier.

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You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. Shrimati has to put up with a taunting mother-in-law, who now gets a chance murtjy get back at her enemies. In the beginning of the book, one encounters a naive romance, a simple case of opposites attract, of love happening amidst fierce competition.

Gently Falls the Bakula

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Or will she give her marriage another chance Or she decides to live the life she has been living… Or will she break free… You need to read the book to know more and trust me there is more to the book than I have written. The way Shrikant runs after his work leaving everything behind reminds me again of the ‘Life is a game of juggling five balls’ story from Suzzannes diary for Nicholas book.

C6 1 fiction 3 Gently Falls The Bakula 1 i-own-this-book 1 Indian authors 1 read in 1 to-read 1. As the time passed away Shrimaan gentl is very busy to earn money hardly has any time for Shrimati.

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Shrimati too falls in love with the amiable and handsome Shrikant and the two get married.