EBOOK or PDF (A Respectable Woman) ✓ Easterine Kire


A Respectable Woman

summary A Respectable Woman 108 Ohol provides some relief and a way of dealing with new realities The Church a major presence joins the battle against alcoholism with its support of the Nagaland Liuor Total Prohibition Act This mandate however only leads to bootlegging and the insidious problem of domestic violence. 35 stars I never heard of Indian state of Nagaland and this lovely novella describes some of its history and contemporary life from a female perspective

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summary A Respectable Woman 108 The Second World War has just ended The Japanese have departed In Nagaland in northeast India one of the key theaters of the battle political unrest and tremendous social changes have generated new social problems For returning soldiers and others dealing with the aftermath of war alc. 35 stars Kire s latest novel A Respectable Women is a daughter s account of a changing landscape through the stories told by her mother and some bitter personal experiences Kevinuo is fascinated by stories of her homeland and when her mother finally starts telling her tales from the past stories of a war torn Nagaland she is elated She finds out about her ancestors and the burden and responsibilities they carried The Japanese invasion displaced people and damaged property but most importantly it brought a radical change to the social structure creating newer problems that sent a peaceful settlement into chaosKevinuo learns about the practices of those days such as the mandatory prayers in the Christian convents losing family members to mysterious diseases and the broad minded mentality of a generation devastated by war But as the years pass Nagaland showed a transition that was extreme and severe Young men lost themselves to alcohol and abused their women finally leading to laws preventing the purchase and consumption of alcohol This was followed by a rapid increase in black market selling and buying of alcohol and hence went into it than earlier The intervention by Christian missionaries helped some but it s wasn t easy or immediate Kevinuo s personal tryst with such form of violence shapes her thoughts and brings her to a realization that modernization is not always the best thing to happen to mankind especially womenIn A Respectable Women Kire addresses matters that are otherwise considered trivial Through a vulnerable yet patient protagonist the author highlights the changes Nagaland saw since the war and how rough its encounter with modernization has been Kire s characters are bearers of the narrative in a detached drifting manner and that is why its easier to read and grasp the points than try to connect with the characters There aren t many instances that will stir your emotions and make you feel intensely But that doesn t mean that the intensity of the narration is lost The story is also scorn to the definition of a respectable woman the society creates and upgrades or downgrades as per convenience The story talks of a broken reality a society still struggling to settle somewhere between the age old traditions and the modernity slowly seeping into their lives

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summary A Respectable Woman 108   In her new novel Easterine Kire explores one woman’s journey through these altered realities In doing so she also uncovers the underbelly of a society in transition one that is reluctant to cast off traditional ways even as it entangles itself in the problems of the modern world. Kohima a place looking to find its identity Narrator s mother a person who knew her husband will die and is lost in his thoughts after his demise she finally speaks about the war and about how Kohima became what it is The narrator who becomes a mother to a young girl who is making adjustments in her after losing her dear ones A tale of fractured realitiesA tale of Nagaland of Kohima and of a land looking to find its individuality Easterine s prose is subtle simple and yet never losing a beat to traumatize the reader She won t spend endless time describing how brutal any event was she ll just put it in the most brutal and truthful manner And truth is difficult to say hard to digest and impossible to live withA must read for those like me who have not read any Naga literature

  • Hardcover
  • 220
  • A Respectable Woman
  • Easterine Kire
  • en
  • 08 February 2018
  • 9789385932472

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    EBOOK or PDF (A Respectable Woman) ✓ Easterine Kire A respectable womanHuge thanks to zubaanbooks for sending over this bookIt took my mother Khonuo exactly forty five years before she could bring herself to talk about the war Kevinuo The very first lines had my attention and after few pages I realised that I would definitely like this book A respectable woman is a fictio

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    EBOOK or PDF (A Respectable Woman) ✓ Easterine Kire Easterine Kire Ò 8 characters characters A Respectable Woman World War II for most Indians happened far away from India away in Europe What is often overlooked or is failed to be taught in main stream schools is how close the war came to India In A Respectable Woman by Eastern Kire we learn about how the presence of Japanese troops in Nagaland brought chaos to the region and about everything

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    EBOOK or PDF (A Respectable Woman) ✓ Easterine Kire Easterine Kire Ò 8 characters |35 stars|Kire's latest novel 'A Respectable Women' is a daughter's account of a changing landscape through the stories told by her mother and some bitter personal experiences Kevinuo is fascinated by stories of

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    EBOOK or PDF (A Respectable Woman) ✓ Easterine Kire Easterine Kire’s latest novel A Respectable Woman is partly a fictional memoir of the life and times of a generation of people in Nagaland and partly a narrative of how events shape the course of the lives of people A slim volume at 182 pages the book starts with Kevinuo narrating to us the memories of her mother Khonuo growing up in Kohima during the post Second World War era and then seamlessly merges into

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    EBOOK or PDF (A Respectable Woman) ✓ Easterine Kire Easterine Kire Ò 8 characters characters A Respectable Woman Kire's lucid little book tells the story of Kohima nagaland its formation as a capital changes in northeast after the establishment of indian republic etc the novel is a wonderful historico cartographic work of fiction

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    characters A Respectable Woman EBOOK or PDF (A Respectable Woman) ✓ Easterine Kire review ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ò Easterine Kire 35 stars I never heard of Indian state of Nagaland and this lovely novella describes some of its history and contemporary life from a female perspective

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    characters A Respectable Woman EBOOK or PDF (A Respectable Woman) ✓ Easterine Kire Easterine Kire Ò 8 characters Rating 4255I had almost no knowledge about Nagaland and the battle of Kohima during the Second World war when the Japanese tried to invade and capture Kohima I have seen it and felt it that the bigger picture of WWII rarely involves India and

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    characters A Respectable Woman review ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ò Easterine Kire Easterine Kire Ò 8 characters Kohima a place looking to find its identity Narrator's mother a person who knew her husband will die and is los

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    EBOOK or PDF (A Respectable Woman) ✓ Easterine Kire Easterine Kire Ò 8 characters review ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ò Easterine Kire My Rating 45The setting is Post WWII Kohima Nagaland The British South Asian empire is almost retreating The Japanese attack has left Kohima in shatters The village has to build itself back The radio has arrived

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