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The Temple is Not My Father Ensnared By A Tradition Hundreds Of Years Old, A Woman Fights For Her Daughter S Happiness From The Author Of Tell A Thousand Lies, Which Was Shortlisted For The 2012 Tibor Jones South Asia Award UK S Glam Magazine Calls Tell A Thousand Lies On Of Their Five Favourite Tales From India If You Like Rohinton Mistry Or Shilpi Somaya Gowda,you Might Like This Short Story Of 40 Pages.

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10 thoughts on “The Temple is Not My Father

  1. says:

    Rated 4.5 Stars Review not what I don t like in this book, for that ll be just one thing that it ended so soon It left me wanting to knowBut before it ended, it took me on a roller coaster of emotions, from smiles to anger to tears in its ...

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    I really felt the culture in this novella I love these kind of stories

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    lives with her daughter in a small house A normal looking woman, she loves her daughter Sreeja Sreeja has so many questions likewhy no one comes to there house Why do the villagers avoid and taunt them Why she is not allowed to go to school and why no one plays with her But amidst all these childhood queries lies the main and haunting question Who is Sreeja s father Is the temple her father since Godavari is married to the temple Goddess lives with her daughter in a small house A normal looking woman, she loves her daughter Sreeja Sreeja has so many questions likewhy no one comes to there house Why do the villagers avoid and taunt them Why she is not allowed to go to school and why no one plays with her But amidst all these childhood queries lies the main and haunting question Who is Sreeja s father Is the temple her father since Godavari is married to the temple Goddess Yellamma A heartrendingly poignant story, The Temple Is Not My Father brings out the sad and often ignored plight of the Devadasis in India An age old tradition that has turned ugly and exploits many helpless women where they are pushed by their parents or guardians and forced to serve the sexual appetites of men, Rasana brings out their feeling of hopelessness, distress and helplessness Godavari was too small when she was pushed into this life Unable to understand the turn that her life had taken then, she wants to protect her daughter at all costs and give her a nor...

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    I know this is a novella but please, please tell me there isPlease tell me a full novel is hot on the heels of this novella I finished this book a full hour ago and I still feel like I m on the verge of bursting into tears I want to be transported back to the little village in India where this is set, I want to knowabout Godavari and find out what became of Neerja, Vanaja and of course little Sreeja My gosh how heart wrenching this story was It took a couple of pages to pull me I know this is a novella but please, please tell me there isPlease tell me a full novel is hot on the heels of this novella I finished this book a full hour ago and I still feel like I m on the verge of bursting into tears I want to be transported back to the little village in India where this is set, I want to knowabout Godavari and find out what became of Neerja, Vanaja and of course little Sreeja My gosh how heart wrenching this story was It took a couple of pages to pull me in but once I was in I couldn t put the book down and didn t want it to end I have read very few books set in India and don t have a great deal of knowledge of the culture and customs so this story actually taught me a lot and made so much of the content that mucha...

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    This story is a flowing, easy read and I found myself looking forward to the next section when I had insufficient time to complete it at one sitting Having finished it I sat momentarily stunned at the final climax Then I started thinking about what I had read The MC, Godavari, was young, with very limited ...

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    Oh My GOD Yes, that was my first reaction when the book ended For a short novella of forty odd pages, The Temple is not My Father is a hell of a roller coaster ride.The story tells us about the journey of Godavari At the tender age of 8, Godavari was dedicated to the temple and became a devadasi The journey from there on has been filled with thorns and hurdles and yet the lady never loses her spunk The story also tells us about her daughter Sreeja, a youngling who is innocent and full...

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    This could have easily been written as a full novel So many descriptions, so many emotions, in a way it was a shame it was so short The characters were very vivid and the sensitive topics were handled truthfully but without crudeness At times it was extremely sad and very thought pr...

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    The Temple is Not My Father A Story Set in India by Rasana Atreya Narrated performed by Shruti Kapdi Length 1 hours and 34 mins Contemporary Fiction Novella May contain some spoilers in the beginning of review This story really drew me in and I was quite taken back on the Indian traditions Traditions that go back a 100 years Such a wide awaking to the non traditional American traditions of how a family is ruled by the father s law What he says goes even in this modern day.The story st The Temple is Not My Father A Story Set in India by Rasana Atreya Narrated performed by Shruti Kapdi Length 1 hours and 34 mins Contemporary Fiction Novella May contain some spoilers in the beginning of review This story really drew me in and I was quite taken back on the Indian traditions Traditions that go back a 100 years Such a wide awaking to the non traditional American traditions of how a family is ruled by the father s law What he says goes even in this modern day.The story starts out in a village of a woman Godavari and her daughter Sreeja Ho...

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    Rasana Atreya I consider a sociological writer, as she brilliantly exposes India s social inequities or social peculiarities The discovery of a god s approval of female child prostitution in India did not surprise me This happens in other societies, also Nevertheless, the pathos of the story and its ending was, strangely enough, to be expected, as in some societies those living in the abyss Jack London s expression always seem to turn full cycle never finding a way out of their mis Rasana Atreya I consider a sociological writer, as she brilliantly exposes India s social inequities or social peculiarities The discovery of a god s approval of female child prostituti...

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    The Temple Is Not My father is a compelling read It is a tribute to the author s strength in writing that this short novella seamlessly highlights a little known aspect of Indian culture and also delivers a strong fictional storyline that harnesses the emotions of the reader The charact...

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