The Wall

The Wall BOOKS The Wall Sowmya Aji Drawing Its Narrative Strength From Several Folk Forms, Sowmya Aji S Novel Is An Engrossing Amalgam Of Intense Love, Jealousy, Revenge And Unrealised Dreams The Reader Is Transported To Another World, One Both Like And Unlike Ours, Where The Presence Of The Titular Wall Is As Real As It Is Metaphorical Vivek ShanbhagA Stone Wall At The Periphery Of A Village Somewhere In Karnataka Guards A Dangerous Mystery Yet, Four Generations Of Women From The Headman S Family Helpless And Spirited, Headstrong And Weak With Desire Have A Wayward Fascination With It And With Annaiah Who Comes, Some Say, From Across The Wall.Tradition And Subversion Coexist With Superstitions And The Slow Advent Of Modernity In This Powerful Novel Where Time Is A Wilful Beast And The Gods Walk Among Us.

  • Kindle Edition
  • 224 pages
  • The Wall
  • Sowmya Aji
  • 09 June 2017

About the Author: Sowmya Aji

I m a dreamer and closet idealist by habit but political journalist by profession I read and read and read, I love singing, dancing, knitting And I simply love walking Coffee is my comfort food, stress buster and life companion Favourite quote No, I could live in a walnut shell and feel like the king of the universe The real problem is that I have bad dreams Hamlet, William Shakespeare

8 thoughts on “The Wall

  1. says:

    Grandma s folk tales, forgotten gods, mythic asides, the superstitions of a village, the hint of political change sweeping a nation, repressed desires, unabashed boldness, magic, mayhem, secrets and what have you All these elements successfully play together to creating a sweeping saga tinge...

  2. says:

    Fixed lenses with a limited world view is what you get for being a city dweller all your life The Wall smashes that lens It gives you a kaleidoscope instead It pushes you into the deep end of life within a village in Karnataka It puts you in a time and space with problems, suppositions and solutions that few of us would have thought of before What I l...

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