Antara has never understood her mother Tara s decisions walking out on her marriage to follow a guru, living on the streets like a beggar, shacking up with an unknown artist, rebelling against society s expectations But when Tara starts losing her memory, Antara searches for a way to make peace with their shared past, a past that haunts them both. As she relives her childhood in Pune in the eighties, Catholic boarding school in the hills of Maharashtra, and her years as a young artist in Bombay, Antara comes up against her own fears and neuroses, realizing she might not be so different from Tara after all. Girl in White Cotton is a journey into shifting memories, altering identities and the subjective nature of truth. Tracing the fragile line between familial devotion and deception, Avni Doshi s mesmerizing first novel will surprise and unsettle you.
- Publisher : HarperCollins India (September 1, 2020)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 288 pages
- ISBN-10 : 9390327946
- ISBN-13 : 978-9390327942
- Item Weight : 1.3 pounds
- Dimensions : 7.87 x 5.51 x 1.57 inches