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Reception Anita Desai
AD won the Sahitya Akademi award, the Royal Society of Literature 's Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize, and the National Academy of Letters award for this novel.
Choudhury, Bidulata. Women and Society in the Novels of Anita Desai. Nice Printing Press, 1995.
British Council Film and Literature Department, in association with Book Trust. Contemporary Writers in the UK.
Susan Hill reviewed the novel as beautifully accomplished...
Reception Anita Desai
Many critics agree that AD is a formidable writer, at home in intimate psychological worlds
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
as well as in social, historical, and political polemics. Salman Rushdie has named her central subject as solitude, and...


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