That Long Silence by Shashi Deshpande

In this thought-provoking novel, a woman named Jaya struggles to find her identity and voice in a patriarchal society. Through introspection and reflection on her past, she grapples with the expectations placed upon her as a wife, mother, and daughter-in-law. As she navigates the complexities of her relationships and confronts societal norms, Jaya embarks on a journey of self-discovery and liberation, ultimately finding the courage to break her long silence and assert her individuality.

The 9467th greatest book of all time


Published
1988
Nationality
Indian
Type
Fiction
Pages
250-300
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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