Anindita Ghose on her debut novel The Illuminated: ‘It is essentially a novel about shifts in perspective’-Art-and-culture News , Firstpost
Anindita Ghose on The Illuminated: ‘It is a story about women coming into their own, how they dazzle when they choose to shine together’
Anindita Ghose – Bestselling author of book ‘The Illuminated’
Here we talk to Anindita Ghose, bestselling author of the book ‘The Illuminated’ about her upcoming books, life experiences and the future of the publishing industry in India. Do you attend literary festivals often? What role have they played in your journey as a writer? Having been a journalist fo…
Review: The Illuminated by Anindita Ghose
Anindita Ghose’s debut novel asks pertinent questions and attempts to bring up alternative modes of being through a fictional representation of possibilities
The Illuminated: A perfect metaphor for ebb and flow of woman’s life
Anindita Ghose’s debut novel is a reference to the various women in the book who wax and wane through its pages
From darkness to light with Anindita Ghose’s ‘The illuminated’
‘The Illuminated’ is an engaging tale of separate, but parallel, journeys of self-discovery of Shashi and Tara — a mother-daughter duo — as their lives are torn asunder by the extenuating circumstances that they suddenly find themselves in.
In Anindita Ghose’s debut novel, lunar metaphors, myriad literary references and a depiction of women’s inner lives-Art-and-culture News , Firstpost
The premise of The Illuminated betrays a familiarity — as it seemingly revolves around the lives of a mother-daughter duo, Shashi and Tara Mallick, and the all-important men in their lives — only to catch the reader off-guard with its nuanced, sensitive, and often complex mappings of its protagonist…
‘The Illuminated’ book review: Many shades of grief
It is about loneliness in marriage, liberation in widowhood, sexual exploitation in academia, women in politics, and the confusing nature of desire, & heartbreak of families spread out over continents
The illuminated and a new way of seeing
Anindita Ghose’s debut novel is a visceral account of loss and emerging anew from it
Anindita Ghose Talks About Lunar Symbology In Her Book The Illuminated
Anindita Ghose interviews dives into her inspiration, the symbology that revolves the story in her debut book The Illuminated and more.
Book Review: A Searing Tale Of Love, Loss And Longing
Anindita Ghose’s The Illuninated is an interwoven narrative between a mother and daughter’s experiences of loss, and an exploration of the different states of loneliness.
Relationships: Lost and Found
Journalist Anindita Ghose offers an insight into the making of her debut novel and the convictions that fuelled its tale
‘The Illuminated’: A novel that puts grieving and women’s agency in conversation with each other
Anindita Ghose’s debut novel locates the personal trajectories of a mother and a daughter in the present-day political landscape.
“The Illuminated” by Anindita Ghose
In her debut novel The Illuminated, Anindita Ghose weaves together stories of personal grief and struggle with larger socio-political afflictions. The personal stories of the women in the book are …
Anindita Ghose’s debut novel shines light on conflict over choices women make
Women’s choices have historically been a contested site in politics, but in the imagined world of Anindita Ghose’s debut novel they find space in a utopian state called Meenakshi where patriarchy and its rules are not allowed to intrude.
Anindita Ghose: ‘I was interested in exploring how much of women’s identities are defined by the men in their lives’
The author on her debut novel, The Illuminated, that is centred on powerful themes, such as women searching for their identities amidst the rising tide of religious fundamentalism in India
Anindita Ghose: Waiting for the Light – Open The Magazine
FEW NOVELS BEGIN with the death of a pivotal character. Anindita Ghose’s debut novel, The Illuminated, (Fourth Estate; 312 pages; `599) draws the reader in from the moment the dynamic, award-winning architect Robi Mallick dies unexpectedly, and follows his family’s struggle to cope, especially his w…
The Illuminated: What Makes This Novel A Story Of Our Time?
In a candid interview with Grazia, author Anindita Ghose opens up about her debut novel ‘The Illuminated’