For Matrimonial Purposes [Kavita Daswani] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Anju wants a husband. Equally important, her entire family. Buy *For Matrimonial Purposes* online, For Matrimonial Purposes Kavita Daswani Plume Paperback pages. June rated 4 1/2 of 5 possible stars . Spirited, elegant, fun, with an enchanting authorial voice, For Matrimonial Purposes – a first novel which was the subject of a fierce international auction – is a.
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The end felt rushed, and just as Anju is beginning to broaden her horizons, beginning to grow and change and adapt to non-conservative, non-traditional ideas view spoiler [her would-be boyfriend proposes to her after all, hide spoiler ] defeating the whole point of the last ten pages of the story and negating half of Anju’s character growth.
Aku bilang mereka benar. Nov 21, Kris – My Novelesque Life rated it really liked it. Anju was okay as a character, but her motivations and development made little sense. She has not been encouraged to become a fully realized person and therefore is waiting for her other half, who will define her existence by setting the boundaries of what her life will be.
Tapi ketika kita menerima apa yang sudah ditakdirkan dalam hidup. Toward the end of the book, Anju finally gets her man, but is disappointed that he wants to get to know her and fall in love before marriage. I don’t know what it was about this book but after a while the story felt so repetitive and while I found her plight to be sad, it just did not create much interest in me.
Burdened under the escalating feelings of having brought pain and disappointment to her family, increasingly alienated from married friends and crushed and disappointed in her own right, Anju somehow manages to persuade her parents to let her go to New York for further studies.
So instead, I’d have a Cosmopolitan, buy a pair of shoes, whatever.
For Matrimonial Purposes by Kavita Daswani
One of the more wonderfully subtle examples of casteism is contained in this exchange, when Anju calls her mother daswank tell she’s found the One: Bahwa kebahagiaan itu bukanlah ketika kita mendapatkan yang kita inginkan atau kita impikan.
For Matrimonial Purposes Kavita Daswani book reviews: In fact, I liked the sense of humour in the book quite a bit. Cross posted at This Insignificant Cinder I won’t spoil it for you but there is definitely a life lesson to be learned! A simple quest about a girl who is looking for love and struggles between what she’d like and adswani her origins, culture and family expect of her – and then finds a nice match somewhere in the middle.
FOR MATRIMONIAL PURPOSES
The mothers for it is they who decide w An Indian girl from a very wealthy family inherits a curse and no one wants to marry her.
A simple quest about a girl who is looking for love and struggles between what she’d like and what her origins, cultu Mmmh, honestly i would have given it a 1. Overall, purposees not too interesting. What does that mean? Kenapa pernikahan seorang wanita harus jadi penentu kehormatan keluarga? All the married Purposez girls do not work and the only worry they have is from where to hire the third maid.
Anju isn’t just “Indian” – she’s about as representative of Indian women as Paris Hilton is of an American woman – and it’s rather irritating to have reviewers call the book “Bridget Jones’s diary with a distinct Indian flavor” Library journal, emphasis mine or “matchmaking Indian-style collides with love American style” Publishers weekly. Jan 28, Rosemean Hussain rated it it was ok. It’s grossly simplistic and reductive and not to mention, offensive to have this seen as representative of “Indian” marriages, a view that Fpr herself is clearly deluded enough to believe.
Sesuai judulnya, novel ini ternyata benar-benar berisi perjuangan Anju mencari suami yang selalu gagal. Say Yes to the DressThe Bachelorat least a dozen Disney princess movies, and a wedding industry that sells fairy tales for a price that could put your first born through college suggest otherwise.
Despite being a disappointment, Anju is not unloved and does not want to alienate her family by cutting all ties with her heritage and her customs. Nobody marries out of love. Dan mengapa pernikahan nggak bisa jadi kebahagiaan personal yg hanya si marrimonial yg bisa menentukan bagaimana dan kapan dia mendapatkannya?
In her books, we see how young Indian girls are trying to break away from their tradition in pursuit of their dreams.
For Matrimonial Purposes
Tapi ketika kita meneri Setelah begitu rumitnya perjalanan mencari suami bukan cinta yasetelah beberapa pria yang kavitz, setelah beratnya beban menjadi perempuan di pertengahan tiga puluhan yang belum menikah, bagaimana akhir kisah Anju? Kemungkinan muncuknya cinta selalu ada disetiap makan malam, disetiap pesta koktail These deeper issues are coated in droll observations, humorous anecdotes and pithy comments, making the entire story a delicious and provoking read.
She’s attended parties and reunions and the weddings of others, in the hopes of making a match–all to no avail.
More By and About This Author. And she stays on after studies to work and finally becomes a fashion publicist. As Anju turns 26 and is still un-unmarried, she decides to go to New York to study. Please say he is! Tapi tuntutan keluarga membuatnya menjadi khawatir akan masa depannya kelak. Don’t expect this novel tells a romantic story between the main character with someone.
While it starts off short of fluff-brained and purposse the back cover stated “Like Sex and the City with saris and mimosas”, it quickly evolved into some serious self-examination and exploration of just what cultural values are and how they should affect your life. All Indian girls look for rich and handsome husbands.
Lots of great visuals in this one, as if it were written for a future Single Girl Comedy, but the storytelling is much more telling than showing: Her voice makes it very difficult to not be reminded of the wealthy, upper-caste Indians who go to the US and loudly proclaim their allegiance mattimonial the ideals of liberalism and equality and modernity while retaining all their religious prejudice, their casteism and their classism.
Be the first to ask a question about For Matrimonial Purposes. How much is truth? Her loneliness and alienation is real and will only worsen if she marries a white man, effectively becoming estranged from her family, or if she marries an Indian man whom she cannot love nor respect.