Shrimati and Shrikant are neighbours, whose families don’t get along too well. A tree of Bakula (a fragrant flower) seperates the two homes. This chapter deals with a critical analysis of Sudha Murty‟s third novel Gently Falls the. Bakula published by Penguin Books India New Delhi in The major. All about Gently Falls the Bakula by Sudha Murty. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.

Author: Gardamuro Daibei
Country: Lesotho
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Spiritual
Published (Last): 27 January 2017
Pages: 302
PDF File Size: 16.60 Mb
ePub File Size: 6.14 Mb
ISBN: 247-2-46779-490-9
Downloads: 36064
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Kajishura

Shrikant is a very ambitious young lad where as Shrimati is an intelligent yet simple girl. As the years go by, Shrikant gets more and more involved in his work, and it is only because of her shy, submissive and loving nature that Shrimati is able to put up with it. It is a vicious circle. It made me very emotional. You better read it. He allows himself to start a relationship with her only after he concludes that they are no longer rivals since they are in different fields.

While on the other hand Shrimati dedicates her life to her husband and supports him in thick and thin. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Jul 19, Radhika added it.


Jun 15, Shilpi Jain rated it liked it. Mugthy nobody cares us, here Shrimati who has sacrificed everything for her husband found nothing and finally decide to live for her and her love towards history.

Sagara Teeram: Book Summary – Gently Falls the Bakula by Sudha Murty

Rutuja marked it as to-read Feb 03, You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. Though it hurt, but that’s the true fact! I’d heard of the ‘Dollar Bahu’ by Sudha Murty, and when I chanced upon this small book, I decided to go ahead with it.

Not by just one but, both the participants are needed to make a relationship like marriage, successful. Heena Shaikh marked it as to-read Jan 27, Collins’ arrival in India brings her back to life, and she uses her time alone to take him on a tour of North India.

Of aspirations suppressed for long. The unassuming Bakula flower has an extraordinary property; it has a sweet fragrance, but when the flower dries, it has an even sweeter smell.

Vishakha Mungse marked it as to-read Jul 14, The kinds with which you can curl up in bed and read till you sleep: Rupali added it Oct 29, CD Audiobook 0 editions.

A story told in a simple style. A typical Sudha Murthy book: Good and easy read.


I loved the story and how beautifully she dealt with it. It takes a lot of understanding and foresight to write a novel 40 years back about an issue that is still prevailing and breaking up marriages in India very regularly and Sudha Murthy has proven her mantle by her core understanding of integral issues that plague Indian society and manages to beautifully illustrate them.

Gently Falls the Bakula | Sudha Murty | Book Review

Gently Falls the Bakula is a classic Sudha Murty novel. Her selflessness helps Shrikant achieve remarkable accomplishments whilst she loses a part of her lover every time he is promoted. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book.

There is no hi-fi language in this book. Eventually, incidents start happening that sudja her of what all she is and has been missing, and the true worth and meaning of happiness. It made me so mad when Shrimati just watched life pass her by when she had so much untapped potential.