Gently Falls the Bakula [Sudha Murty] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. What is more important: a successful career or a happy marriage?. Shrimati and Shrikant are neighbours, whose families don’t get along too well. A tree of Bakula (a fragrant flower) seperates the two homes. All about Gently Falls the Bakula by Sudha Murty. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Are they happy with the sacrifices they do for the success of their partner? Shrikant first notices Shrimati because of the Bakula flowers yb puts on her hair. Way too familiar now, you find such stories everywhere around you, the ambitions- sacrificed in the name of family, the discontent at not being able spend more time together but I must congratulate Sudha Murthy for writing this some thirty yea Gently Falls The Bakula- a story about a lower-middle class girl and a boy from a sleepy southern town of Hubli who fall in love and how the man’s career takes precedence over everything else.

Shrimati loves History so chooses this, while Shrimaan selected the subjects which can make him go in IT field. Shrikant and Shrimati offer each other stiff competition in school. In a lonely city far away from home, Shrimati makes adjustments and learns to deal with the situation while Shrikant pours himself completely into his career and grows leaps and ssudha.

Their friendship blossoms and they fall in love with each other. This is my first novel by her and I am really really glad I bought this book on an impulse the cover was pretty hehe. Shrimati too falls in love with the amiable and handsome Shrikant and the two get married.

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Shrikant joins an IT company and genrly rapidly climbing the corporate ladder. Jun 15, Shilpi Jain rated it liked it. He started growing in his professional life and achieved success in all steps. A simple but riveting story ghe a well educated and well to-do couple, where post marriage the husband takes the center fallls while the wife fades in the background. Can i read this book for free here in goodreads?

Gently Falls the Bakula

It might even make you introspect your relationships. This is a forum where you can mruthy book reviews and rate a book etc. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. There is nothing like power. Amidst all this, she keeps in touch with Professor Collins whether in India or in the U. Relationships are also the same way, easy to get into, but difficult to nurture. Penguin Books India,murty, Rs.

My aunt knows of her from when she lived in Dubai, and I often hear the story of how they maintained their own ba For more book reviews, visit I Read, Ergo I Write A quick word on the author Like Liked by 2 people.

She gave all power and authority to Shrikant to behave with her like this, to take her for granted by giving up her everything for him and his success in his career.

Sudha Murthy, a lady of few words, her books always cater to some or the other socially relevant issue.

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Not a lot of authors look into these phenomenon or write about it, which is perhaps what the Indian society needs. On the other hand, Shrimati abandons all her dreams and ambitions to help Shrikant make his dreams come true.


Or will she give her marriage another chance Or she decides to live the life she has been living… Or will she break free… You need to read the book to know more and trust me there is more to the book than I have written. Leave Your Comments Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. It questions the choices women make and are they happy with those choices. C6 1 fiction 3 Gently Falls The Bakula 1 i-own-this-book 1 Indian authors 1 read in 1 to-read 1.

Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. Dec 15, Roopa Km rated it it baukla amazing Shelves: That makes me feel very uneducated since both she and her husband N.

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And that is lacking in her life right now. And a good one at that. Though here we sympathize with Shrimati a lot than Srikant, I felt somewhere she is also responsible for his change in behavior. Of aspirations suppressed for long. In the pursuit of life, they lost themselves. Gently Falls the Bakula deserves 5 stars for plenty of reasons.

Mar 23, Sanhita added it. Good and easy read. Books by Sudha Murty.