Inside the Haveli

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Penguin Books India, 1996 - Indic fiction (English) - 264 pages
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A Modern Classic About An Independent Young Woman S Struggle To Hold On To Her Identity In A Traditional World. Geeta, An Educated, Vivacious Bombay Girl, Marries Into A Conservative Family And Abruptly Finds Herself Living In Purdah In Her Husband S Ancestral Haveli. Faced With This And Other Traditions That Threaten To Snuff Out Her Independence And Progressive Views, Geeta Fights To Maintain The Modem Values That She Has Always Lived By. Inside The Haveli Is The Story Of How Geeta Manages To Carve Out An Identity For Herself In The New And Ostensibly Stifling Environment She Has Been Plunged Into.

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