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.

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Shrimati has very simple wants.

Gently Falls the Bakula | Sudha Murty | Book Review

She ends up being Shrikant’s secretary at home, and nothing more. What happens when we continuously force ourselves and take people for gran This Review was first published in http: Narayana Murty are pretty well known out here.

Shagufta Naikwadi added it Sep 24, Lists with This Book. Ever thought of these things? Mayuri rated it it was amazing Jul 24, Later, when I grew up, I became passionate about history and started detaching it from emotional point of view and became more aware of the facts.

When he lost finer sentiments, she lost him and was left only with history.


This is the first of the umpteen sacrifices she makes for her beloved. The style of writing was simple and neat, a perfect portrayal of Indian speech.

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For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. Even career women are expected to do what she would have done if she had stayed at home. All the Indian girls are taught to sacrifice something for everyone either it’s her parents, brother or husband. Jan 16, Raavi Joshi rated it it was amazing.

They eventually get married and move to Bombay. Both are keen students, but the reader gets to know of the seriousness with which Shrimati learns about History. Sunanda marked it as to-read Apr 22, What resonates is the way Shrimati struggles, I can baoula her indecisiveness, her loss of confidence, her turning bitter reflected in my mother and several other women who made sacrifices all their lives and were never acknowledged, let along rewarded for it.

Bakula by Sudha Murty

Though the language is very simple which Sudha Murthy has used, yet I think that brings a lot more beauty to this story. This ending the ending of the novel might happen to any one of us, if we are not careful. Shrimati is fond of History, so studies the subject, and Shrikant chooses subjects which enable him to ultimately pursue an engineering degree from IIT, Bombay after his XII standard.


Return to Book Page. And the ending was never expected. Shweta Deshmukh rated it really liked it Feb 28, Marathi Book – Bakula by Sudha Murthy.

Sudha Murty was born in in Shiggaon in north Karnataka. Are they happy with the sacrifices they make for their partner to succeed and I feel this happens in every culture.

The best thing I liked in the novel was the ending.

He started growing in his professional life and achieved success in all steps. I loved the story and how beautifully she dealt with it. Though it hurt, but that’s the true fact! Google Books — Loading