French Lover is the story of Nilanjana, a young Bengali woman from Kolkata who moves to Paris after getting married to Kishanlal, a restaurant. French Lover by Taslima Nasrin – book cover, description, publication history. French Lover by Taslima Nasrin, the Bangladeshi author. Read this article to know more about the major themes in the novel. Read more on.

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Author had tried very hard to portray a boldstrong minded girl.

Yes, it is the story of the journey of a woman from Kolkata to Paris. There were no evidences in the story to justify the irrational ending. French Lover tries to trace this trail of Self Discovery. As it is expected this novel is based on woman.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. You can publish your book online for free in a few minutes! Every male characters that appear I read a translated version of Taslima Nasrin’s French Lover and I was totally bowled over by it.

I agree this book must be better than Lajja, which I finished reading a couple of days ago. In her passionate, sexually liberating relationship with Benoir, she finally begins to have an inkling of her own desires. Political asylum they may just allow, but economical asylum – never! She yearns for true love which she finds in India but actually falls for the First french guy who notices her. I don’t say she is a slut. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Once shared in a small group with other women, individual pain and suffering appeared in a different light.


French Lover is her medium to convey her views onvarious sociological, political issues which encompass not only the fate of any nation butalso that of women everywhere. But overall, I would sum it up as a liberating book to read.

I liked the other book ‘Lajja’ written by the same author Ms. Penguin Books India Release Date: Contents Dumdum to Charles de Gaulle.

Nila finally comes to discover her own nasrwen in this liberating and passionate relationship. As it is expected this novel is based on woman.

French Lover by Taslima Nasrin

In the end she did know bu An okay book. French lover is the story of Nilanjana Mandal, an educated, Bengali woman who marries and emigrates to Paris with a Punjabi restaurateur when rejected by her high caste college sweetheart.

She was not ready to accept male superiority and slowly broke up with Kishan. This is my first book by Nasrin. There was hy lack of substance and story in Lajja. But this one was a disappointment for me. I love the character of the woman protagonist here.


French Lover by Taslima Nasrin – Book Review

She yearns for freedom yet never shows a temperament for independence. She is a die-hard bookworm and has read more books than she can count. Oct 27, Madhura rated it did not like it.

No eBook available Amazon. On the other hand Taslima shows her as a well-read byy. Also, don’t invest y I was left perplexed at the end. This article on French Lover focuses on the predominant thematicconcerns of Nasrin as a feminist. The way the protagonist claims her personal freedom towards the c A good one!! This is, in part, a result of their training as subordinates; for any one in a subordinated position must learn to be attuned to the vicissitudes of mood, pleasure and displeasure of the dominant group.

But her road to self-discovery has only just begun The Glass Palace Amitav Ghosh.