French Lover is the story of Nilanjana, a young Bengali woman from Kolkata who moves to Paris after getting married to Kishanlal, a restaurant. French Lover by Taslima Nasrin – book cover, description, publication history. French Lover by Taslima Nasrin, the Bangladeshi author. Read this article to know more about the major themes in the novel. Read more on.
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She was not ready to accept male superiority and slowly broke up with Kishan.
But her road to self-discovery has only just begun She was now spending all the money and time on a man to impress him. French Lover is the story of Nilanjana, a young Bengali woman from Kolkata who moves to Paris after getting married to Kishanlal, a restaurant owner.
French Lover ~ Taslima Nasreen
You can publish your book online for free in a few minutes! Bold in concept and powerful in execution, French Lover is a fascinating glimpse into the workings of a woman’s mind as she struggles to come to terms with her identity in a hostile world.
It turns out that Danielle is a lesbian, who uses Nila as a tool just like her husband. Although I agree with her portrayal of the Indian society, I don’t quite agree with her views on men. Even though she seemed very highly learned, some of her moves defied reasoning altogether. Maybe because it’s a translation. Kishanlal’s luxurious apartment seems to Nilanjana to be a gilded cage, and she feels stifled within its friendless nasreen.
Bold in concept and powerful in execution, French Lover is a fascinating glimpse into the workings. It shows the contemporary Asian societies where intimate relationships are rarely spoken.
Not all of them dump women and view them as mere toys for their nasreej and sexual gratification. The book is more of the author’s interpretations of how men are.
In one part of the book Nila is portrayed as a shy, docile young girl who is only just coming to terms with a broken love affair.
French Lover – Taslima Nasrin – Google Books
Sheetal Maurya Sheetal Maurya is a full-time blogger. But destiny decides differently. After all no one is perfect, nor was Nila.
Quotes from French Lover. Because of her thoughts and ideas she has been banned, blacklisted and banished from Bengal, both from Bangladesh and West Bengal part of India. Nila comes across as rebel who is not sure what her cause is.
Disappointment at the way the way it ended. The indiscriminate sexual subjugation under different men and the frustrationand the self pity at the inability of her own self to avert such pathetic situations and at theselfish nature of the men in her sexual encounters, the betrayal of her beloved husband,Issue 12, February She knows even the tinie Vague!!!
Ultimately the culmination becomes the liberation oremancipation of women from men. Ltd first published January 1st The characters other than the protagonist have been fleetingly sketched.
Pantheon, Miller, Baker Jean. Maybe she was meant to be like that, a little cold, but other characters seemed to have more depth than her. Most of the story speaks the truth about the rudimentary lifestyle of an Indian homemaker and how any woman leading such a life can opt out of it on will.
It is a lovely book, I liked Taslima’s writing. She was showing some real guts and strong characters as a protagonist. Please email webmaster fantasticfiction. French Lover Taslima Nasrin Limited preview – But I was wrong. Also, don’t invest y I was left perplexed at the end.