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Mahaswetha - Sudha Murthy Reviews

A book that explains what real beauty is..

Nov 27, 2015 12:00 PM 720 Views

Mahaswetha is a novel by Mrs Sudha Murthy depicting the life a girl, Anupama, Who gets wedded to a dotor, Anand, with lots of hopes and dreams. She finds out a white patch on her skin which turns out to be leukoderma a skin disease which is popularly known as vitiligo. Her in-laws force her o...Read More

Raj_P123

pune, India


39 Reviews



mahashweta

Aug 19, 2015 05:00 PM 972 Views

Its a great novel originally written in Kannada language by Sudha Murty who is the chairperson of the Infosys Foundantion. She was the awarded R K Narayan and also Padmashree in 2006. Everyone especially womens. Its a story centered around a women and how she faces the problems throughout her...Read More

trivedipoojab

Mumbai, India


21 Reviews



True essence of Indian Women- Mahaswetha

May 22, 2015 01:01 PM 1287 Views

No matter what we say, women and their lives in India are still a far way off from progress. If we let go of the sophisticated and liberal women in the metros, there still is a large number of women in our country who have to go through the cliched taunts and happenings in their lives. In thi...Read More

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About women in India

May 16, 2015 03:19 PM 1262 Views

I bought this book after it was recommended by a friend. I have read a couple of Sudha Murthy's books and found her writing style to be simple and straightforward, better to bring out the irony of things. This one is a story of a beautiful, spirited, ambitious woman who wants to become a thea...Read More

nagarajbhadrashet

Mysore, Karnataka, India


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Sensitivity and Sensibility.

Feb 23, 2012 11:16 AM 4188 Views

I have read Bana's  Kadambari. Mahashwete there is a lover par excellence. The name implies to her quality as an ardent devotee smitten by the love towards Pundarika. The intention of the author is well meant of course; but comparing A Vitiligo condition that is in no way a disease to the charac...Read More

amit2992

Visakhapatnam, India


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I made up with my friend Shweta after readin this

Jan 03, 2012 01:21 PM 5770 Views

Book Title: Mahashweta Author- Mrs Sudha MurtyThis book is a breezy 150 page story told in the most unassuming yet gripping and past paced manner. Ms Sudha weaves this remarkable story of a woman whose life is marred by this condition called Leukoderma. One doesn't have to look too far to ref...Read More

Patched unpatched

Jul 23, 2008 02:29 PM 28000 Views

A marriage is a commitment, for better or worse, till death do us part. Does every marriage meet with the same fate. Well, not always…Mostly when marriage vows are broken, it’s believed that there were major contentions which could not be resolved. Inspite of uniting in a lifelong bond, the p...Read More

Ahmed.Irshad

Lahore, Pakistan


3 Reviews



Bearing Vitiligo

Jun 13, 2008 04:22 PM 4450 Views

It is quality of a good story which has the color of reality in it. I found this book very exiting and Interesting. Actully it is the story of our millions of people suffering from vitiligo. It has been observe that the people having vitiligo are badly coeped by viitiligo. They feel it a punishm...Read More

Life Imitates art.........

Sep 08, 2005 10:05 AM 10887 Views

Mahaswetha – Mrs. Sudha Murthy. Internal Beauty holds a special place in the society than the exterior beauty. This wonderful fact has been brought out very well by this wonderful novel. This book came into my interest when I read a small clipping in one of the newspaper dailies wher...Read More


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