(PDF/EPUB) [Things to leave behind] ✓ Namita Gokhale


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    (PDF/EPUB) [Things to leave behind] ✓ Namita Gokhale Based in hills of kumaon and spanning three generations of Indians and their British rulers it should have been pleasantly enjoyable Instead it managed to irk me by meandering aimlessly A description would commence and then be left abruptly with no correlation to the story There are puerile repetitions and stereotypical simplifications There is no story as such however book talks of a royal physician his wife his nephew

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    (PDF/EPUB) [Things to leave behind] ✓ Namita Gokhale As published on The Reading Owl There are books that you read cover to cover in one sitting because the build up is so strong Then there are others that flow like a stream sometimes steady and sometimes with a rush impossible to stem Things to leave behind is a type of latter and felt as timeless as itHistorical FictionThe story is set in the India of 1800s East India Company is expanding its root in the Indi

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    (PDF/EPUB) [Things to leave behind] ✓ Namita Gokhale The book will not move you to tears It will take time leaps in a matter of few paragraphs and the characters would not seek

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    (PDF/EPUB) [Things to leave behind] ✓ Namita Gokhale The story revolves around multiple characters residing in the picturesue Kumaon region of India It starts off from 1856 and pans out over many years aheadPros 1Loved reading about the bucolic towns of Nainital Almora Kathgo

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    (PDF/EPUB) [Things to leave behind] ✓ Namita Gokhale Read Things to leave behind I'm very glad that I picked up this book randomly at the airport As someone who grew up in the Himalayan hills this book felt like a piece of home I carried with me when traveling so far away from home I am always longing to

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    Summary Ë eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ↠ Namita Gokhale (PDF/EPUB) [Things to leave behind] ✓ Namita Gokhale Namita Gokhale ↠ 8 Download It was good reading this book that spans across generations set in the hills in the Raj just after the mutiny I struggled to understand who the book is about or why I should remember any detail related to how ppl are introduced etc because th

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    Namita Gokhale ↠ 8 Download Summary Ë eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ↠ Namita Gokhale Read Things to leave behind Set in the middle of the nineteenth century in Kumaon Namita Gokhale captures with a lilting melody in her prose the almost poetic and slow paced life in the mountains the social s the deep rooted beliefs and the way of life that was disrupted when the British arrived in Naineetal Through Tillie Deoki and Rosemary we catch a glimpse of what might have been everyday life back then

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    (PDF/EPUB) [Things to leave behind] ✓ Namita Gokhale A story based in Kumaonduring British era of superstitions the rigid caste divide of strong women who try to rebel within the possible confines of their livesI loved the way the story was written a nice refreshin

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    (PDF/EPUB) [Things to leave behind] ✓ Namita Gokhale I enjoyed her descriptions of India and learning about how tightly wound cast traditions wereare but i found parts of the story where my mind drifted off as it didn’t hold my full attention The way she interweaves the lives of all the women was thoughtfully done however I wanted from them

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Summary Ë eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ↠ Namita Gokhale Things to leave behind Summary ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Namita Gokhale ↠ 8 Download R Mall Road for Europeans and their horses and Lower Mall Road ‘for dogs servants and other Indians’ And this is the story of feisty young Tilottama Dutt whose uncle hangs when he protests the reigning order and her daughter Deoki who will confront change as Indians and as women Things to Leave Behind brings alive the romance. The story revolves around multiple characters residing in the picturesue Kumaon region of India It starts off from 1856 and pans out over many years aheadPros 1Loved reading about the bucolic towns of Nainital Almora Kathgodam Kumaon which are all now a part of Uttarakhand Thoroughly enjoy stories set against the backdrop of cosy hill areas abundant with lakes and lush greenery 2The story is historically rich and gives you multiple little factoids that are very uite fascinating For ex the bit about Ramchandar Chatterjee the first Indian to take a hot air balloon flight in 1889 3The mother daughter duo of Tillotamma and Deoki Tilli is not very likeable from the go She comes off as eccentric but starts to grow on you and ultimately is the only character who really stays back with you Her daughter Deoki is eually endearingCons 1Too many characters and incomplete abandoned narratives So many plot lines felt like they just ended abruptly and really didn t do much in terms of carrying the story forward2Some where along half way mark the story started to became tedious and flat Got me restless and itching to finish3Two of the characters Rosemary and Jayesh to me seemed insufferable Drowning in self pity and some false sense of righteousness 5 stars for me

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Things to leave behind

Summary Ë eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ↠ Namita Gokhale Things to leave behind Summary ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Namita Gokhale ↠ 8 Download Of the mixed legacy of British Indian past Full of the fascinating backstory of Naineetal and its unwilling entry into Indian history throwing a shining light on the elemental confusion of caste creed and culture illuminated with painstaking detail here is a fascinating historical epic and Namita Gokhale’s most ambitious novel y. A story based in Kumaonduring British era of superstitions the rigid caste divide of strong women who try to rebel within the possible confines of their livesI loved the way the story was written a nice refreshing read

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Summary Ë eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ↠ Namita Gokhale Things to leave behind Summary ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Namita Gokhale ↠ 8 Download A rich panoramic historical novel shows you Kumaon and the Raj as you have never seen themIt is 1856 in picturesue Kumaon History has already begun its steady march Six native women clad in black and scarlet pichauras huddle around Naineetal Lake attempting to cleanse it of threatening new influences For these are the days of Uppe. The book will not move you to tears It will take time leaps in a matter of few paragraphs and the characters would not seek your sympathy That said it is a well written book that perfectly records the times of British Raj The caste system and its perils the interactions between the goras and the natives the condition of women in those times the Indian freedom struggle modern medicine against Ayurveda all the above topics have been chronicled in the book It takes you to that era and helps you appreciate itDetailed review to be posted soon on my blog

  • Hardcover
  • 320
  • Things to leave behind
  • Namita Gokhale
  • English
  • 12 September 2020
  • 9780670088355