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The vine of desire

a novel

by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

  • 177 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • East Indian American women -- Fiction.,
  • Female friendship -- Fiction.,
  • Women immigrants -- Fiction.,
  • Single mothers -- Fiction.,
  • Married women -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChitra Banerjee Divakaruni.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3554.I86 V56 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination373 p. ;
    Number of Pages373
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3950245M
    ISBN 100385497296
    LC Control Number2001042293

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The Vine of Desire offers many delights.” –Los Angeles Times Book Review “Divakaruni is an incomparable storyteller the beauty of her talent is her ability to capture the true complexity of the emotional landscape in her characters A lovely read.” –The Denver Post “Incandescent Abounds with vibrant images.”Cited by: 5.

This vine of desire winds through family, secrets, friendship, romantic love, betrayal, and grief. This wonderfully and powerfully told story with its companion novel, Sister of My Heart is a heart wrenching and uplifting story of the sisterhood of two women who win and lose in unexpected ways/5.

The Vine of Desire offers many delights.” –Los Angeles Times Book Review “Divakaruni is an incomparable storyteller the beauty of her talent is her ability to capture the true complexity of the emotional landscape in her characters A lovely read.” –The Denver Post “Incandescent Abounds with vibrant images.”/5(67).

About The Vine of Desire. The beloved characters of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s bestselling novel Sister of My Heart are reunited in this powerful narrative that challenges the emotional bond between two lifelong friends, as the husband of one becomes dangerously attracted to the other.

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This potent, richly textured work by an award-winning writer adroitly explores the fragility of love and of friendship, the agonizing cruelty of temptation, and the struggle for ordinary /5(13). The book starts with some of my all-time favourite couplets from Shankaracharya: Again the day, again the night Dawn and dusk, winter, spring, In the play of time, life ebbs away-Only desire remains Again birth, again death Again the dark journey through the womb In this world of changes, nothing holds fast Except the coiled vine of desire.

The Vine of Desire: A Novel. The beloved characters of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's bestselling novel Sister of My Heart are reunited in this powerful narrative that challenges the emotional bond between two lifelong friends, as the husband of one becomes dangerously attracted to the other.3/5(6).

Book Summary A moving and satisfying sequel to Sister of My Heart, The Vine of Desire stands on its own as a novel of extraordinary depth and sensitivity. In a novel that reunites the beloved characters of Sister of My Heart, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni explores the emotional ties between two lifelong friends–and how they change when the husband of one is dangerously attracted to the other.

THE VINE OF DESIRE is a sequel to her earlier novel SISTER OF MY HEART, in which she explores the emotional bond between two cousins, Anju and Sudha, whose lives have been entwined by birth in their native city of Calcutta. We leave them leading separate lives in America and India, respectively.

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Divakaruni's narrative in " The Vine of Desire" is as gracefully structured as a piece of chamber music, with its interplay of themes and voices, ensemble and solo, working their way. The beloved characters of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s bestselling novel Sister of My Heart are reunited in this powerful narrative that challenges the emotional bond between two lifelong friends, as the husband of one becomes dangerously attracted to the and Sudha formed an astounding, almost psychic connection during their childhood in India.3/5(5).

The Vine of Desire by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni 1. Anju tells her unborn son, Prem, stories of who she "used to be before the accident of America happened to [her]" [p.

12]. Overwrought and sluggishly paced sequel to Sister of My Heart (), continuing the tale of two Indian cousins who now find their close relationship threatened by old loves and new sorrows in California.

Divakaruni excels at creating distinctive characters and nicely evoked settings, whether in San Francisco or Calcutta, but the story she tells here is much less uncompelling. - Buy The Vine of Desire: A Novel book online at best prices in India on Read The Vine of Desire: A Novel book reviews & author details /5(18).

THE VINE OF DESIRE is a sequel to her earlier novel SISTER OF MY HEART, in which she explores the emotional bond between two cousins, Anju and Sudha, whose lives have been entwined by birth in their native city of Calcutta. Vine of Desire continues the story of Anju and Sudha, the two young women at the center of Divakaruni’s novel Sister of My Heart.

Far from Calcutta, the city of their childhood, and after years of living separate lives, Anju and Sudha rekindle their friendship in America. THE VINE OF DESIRE is a novel of extraordinary depth and sensitivity.

Through the eyes of people caught in the clash of cultures, Divakaruni reveals the rewards and the perils of breaking free from the past and the complicated, often contradictory emotions that shape the passage to independence.

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The Vine of Desire offers many delights." -Los Angeles Times Book Review "Divakaruni is an incomparable storyteller the beauty of her talent is her ability to capture the true complexity of the emotional landscape in her characters A lovely read." -The Denver Post "Incandescent Abounds with vibrant images."/5(K).THE VINE OF DESIRE Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Author.

Doubleday $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. ARTICLES. Children's Bookshelf talks with Chitra Banerjee.The Vine explores God’s covenants, dispensations, and revelations, upon which the life of the faith-vine depends—a novel approach to the beginning, growth, and destiny of the church.

Combining the two premises leads to a fulfilling conclusion.