Gently Falls the Bakula [Sudha Murty] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. What is more important: a successful career or a happy marriage?. Shrimati and Shrikant are neighbours, whose families don’t get along too well. A tree of Bakula (a fragrant flower) seperates the two homes. All about Gently Falls the Bakula by Sudha Murty. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.

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But if you decide to continue reading it, the events and the rising action makes you sympathize with the central character Srimati.

The Bakula tree is the sole witness of their love. Both are keen students, but the reader gets to know of the seriousness with which Shrimati learns about History. I liked the book as it highlights the little joys that we miss out daily running the regular routine. But soon the bride leaves for Bombay to stay with her husband. But one day, while talking to an old professor, she starts examining what she has done with her life and realizes it is dismally empty.

She is the obvious choice for being a tourist guide to visiting professors. Jun 18, beautywithbooks rated it liked it Shelves: There’s a lot to take from this book if you read it intently and shall give you a sudga to mull over. Complete list of the best Sudha Murty Books.


Gently Falls the Bakula

Lists with This Book. Both follow their dreams and fall in love and get married. It is a simple book, a simple story, told beautifully. This was her debut novel written falks decades ago.

The way Shrikant runs after his work leaving everything behind reminds me again of the ‘Life is a game of juggling five balls’ story from Suzzannes diary for Nicholas book. Sounds like a good book, nonetheless. This simple story turns into a complex one, when Srikant starts loving his career more than Shrimati and when she starts realizing that her life is going no where apart from revolving around her husband and his needs. Amidst family protest the two get married and shift to Mumbai.

I have always seen Sudha Murty as Mrs.

Initially men work for money but soon, money becomes unimportant. It makes you doleful and emotional. May 18, Muddle head rated it really liked it Shelves: No library descriptions found. And many hoped that Shriman might have had a change-of-heart and maybe would gentl started paying her attention again. CD Audiobook 0 editions.


Gently Falls the Bakula | Sudha Murty | Book Review

While on the other hand Shrimati dedicates her life to her husband and supports him in thick and thin. Sudha Murty is the recipient of the Padma Shri award, the forth highest-ranking civilian award from the Government of India and a recipient of the N K Narayana Gently Falls The Bakula was originally written in another language and translated into English.

Shrimati and Shrikant are neighbours and school mates. Refresh and try again.

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They both get married and start their hakula together in a new city. She ends up being Shrikant’s secretary at home, and nothing more. Shrikant first notices Shrimati because of the Bakula flowers she puts on her hair. Shrimati has very simple wants. Shrimati too falls in love with the amiable and handsome Shrikant and the two get married.