Deepti Kapoor (free or read online) A Bad Character


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  1. says:

    And across the room he is staring at meI've been stared at a lot of course; it's what happens here it's what men do Every day from door to door on the buses stepping through rubble on the edge of the road in the car stuck in traffic at red lights Stares of incomprehension lust rage sad yearning so vacant and blank sometimes it's terrifying

  2. says:

    Vibrant dark and passionate Deepti Kapoor's short debut novel which feels like a memoir is a meditation on the life of a young educated woman in modern India and a raw account of a forbidden and ultimately destructive relati

  3. says:

    He was known to us he was a bad characterIt's a phrase they use sometimes what some people still say It's what they'll say

  4. says:

    Breathlessly narrated memoir posing as fiction Has superb impressionistic prose with some of the best descriptions of Delhi I've read and I'm counting City of Djinns and Capital here Female sexual awakening the perils of living in

  5. says:

    This debut novel by Deepti Kapoor reflects on Indian culture and its paradoxical stance with regard to womanhood The protagonist a respectable unmarried young lady gets secretly involved with an older man The book starts the moment he gets killed and all that is left is a story to recountIn my view the title refers mainly to the heroin of the book A bad character by Indian standards That is old India of cours

  6. says:

    Deepti Kapoor’s A Bad Character is about a tumultuous period in one college going female student’s life in New Delhi Kapoor’s novel seems influenced by the novels of writers like Marguerite Duras jean Rhys and Kate Zambreno but it’s being marketed as one of the few contemporary novels by non white non Western writers that explore the intersection of female urban experience and sexuality in a South Asian cityKapoor’s novel is about

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    It started off wonderfully much to my surprise I'm not much of a fan when it comes to coming of age in a haze of drugs and sex Ill ad

  8. says:

    I wouldn't have heard about this author or thought of reading this book if I hadn't attended the Jaipur litfest and heard her speak a

  9. says:

    I read the book last night Came back from dinner and finished it in one sitting it is hard to put down The books grips you and sucks you into its ‘darkness’ Very gripping flows very well and breaks the boundaries of traditional moral high ground Its about love and sex poverty and wealth the tiredness of living in a Delhi that be

  10. says:

    Lots of this book is gorgeous What a lovely conceit to show our heroine round Delhi with the reader in tow What sensuous writing I thought I might get fed up of all the adjectives and evokings but I didn't And Delhi is now a lot real to me than after any of the other Delhi books I have readAs the book drifted on

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A Bad Character

Ew YorkWhen they meet in a café one afternoon she lonely hungry for experience yearning to break free of tradition casts aside her fears and throws herself headlong into a love affair one that takes her where she has never been before Told in a voice. Breathlessly narrated memoir posing as fiction Has superb impressionistic prose with some of the best descriptions of Delhi I ve read and I m counting City of Djinns and Capital here Female sexual awakening the perils of living in Delhi are the central themes of A Bad Character how a 20 year old college girl discovers life beyond classes and staid middle class existence aided by an ugly dark animal like man who looks like a servant if not for his New York accent whom she picks up at a cafe in Khan Market because it turns her on him being ugly and her being beautiful He takes her to places in the city she wo

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A highly charged fiction debut about a young woman in India and the love that both shatters and transforms her She is twenty restless in New Delhi Her mother has died; her father has left for Singapore He is a few years older just back to India from N. And across the room he is staring at meI ve been stared at a lot of course it s what happens here it s what men do Every day from door to door on the buses stepping through rubble on the edge of the road in the car stuck in traffic at red lights Stares of incomprehension lust rage sad yearning so vacant and blank sometimes it s terrifying sometimes pitiful Eyes filling the potholes bouncing down the street like marbles no escaping their clank Eyes in restaurants in offices in college eyes at home Women s too disapprovinglyBut in his eyes there s the promise of something elsethis is a very brief sparely writt

characters î PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Deepti Kapoor

At once gritty and lyrical mournful and frank A Bad Character marks the arrival of an astonishingly gifted new writer It is an unforgettable hymn to a dangerous exhilarating city and a portrait of desire and its conseuences as timeless as it is univers. It started off wonderfully much to my surprise I m not much of a fan when it comes to coming of age in a haze of drugs and sex Ill advised and sure to end badly For a person who s always had a head obsessively over her shoulders this type of protagonist is especially hard to relate to But this novel was an exception I believed this young college girl when she said that she felt the lure of something untamed something animal The writing was hypnotic and painted a wonderful if bleak and dirty picture of turn of millennium New Delhi Or it was until I took my first break about 70 pages into the book I was excited

  • Hardcover
  • 256
  • A Bad Character
  • Deepti Kapoor
  • English
  • 09 September 2018
  • 9780385352741

About the Author: Deepti Kapoor

Deepti Kapoor was born in Moradabad Uttar Pradesh and grew up in Bombay Bahrain and Dehradun In 1997 she went to the University of Delhi to study journalism and later completed an MA in Social Psychology She spent the next decade working for various publications driving around the city finding stories and learning its streets She now lives in Goa