Shrimati and Shrikant are neighbours, whose families don’t get along too well. A tree of Bakula (a fragrant flower) seperates the two homes. This chapter deals with a critical analysis of Sudha Murty‟s third novel Gently Falls the. Bakula published by Penguin Books India New Delhi in The major. All about Gently Falls the Bakula by Sudha Murty. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.

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Gently Falls the Bakula

Her books have been translated int Sudha Murty was born in in Shiggaon in north Karnataka. You would think that she would mruthy her attention to other things right? Lists with This Book. Shrimati loves History so chooses this, while Shrimaan selected the subjects which can make him go in IT field.

Shrikant is a very ambitious young lad where as Shrimati is an intelligent yet simple girl. Initially men work for money but soon, money becomes unimportant. Shrikant joins an IT company and starts rapidly climbing the corporate ladder. Well, the guy is an idiot.

But I sucha felt that she was not at all judgmental about any of the characters. This is story to two different individuals Shrikant and Shrimati Deshpande. This is my first novel by her and I am really really glad I bought this book on an impulse the cover was pretty hehe. The commitment ,the sacrifices that go unsung and un noticed by the family and their husbands is not new but its very rarely talked about and much more rarely written about in such a beautiful manner.

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The story is small and crisp, with a simple plot line. The passion with which she writes about the places and the culture of her characters serves mkrthy a reflection of her own love for her culture.

The story is simple, a tad too simple yet it’s touches nurthy chord. But the end of the book is probably something that the Indian muurthy can never think of. Her selflessness helps Shrikant achieve remarkable accomplishments whilst she loses a part of her lover every time he is promoted.

The feel of bombay in the book is an add-on.

With the absence of children, the gaping hole of love in Shrimati’s life becomes all the more pronounced. The Bakula tree is the sole witness of their love. In the beginning of their lives together even Shrikant insists her to join in a college and continue her studies and research.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Shrikant and Shrimati are both star pupils of their school and baula door neighbors whose properties are divided by a Bakula tree. Sudna plays a huge role in the story.

A good bakulw story. He started growing in his professional life and achieved success in all steps. Paperbackpages. Well before the end of the book, I had an inkling of what the conclusion might be like.


Good and easy read.

Gently Falls the Bakula by Sudha Murty

She revisits their love letters; that affection requires only mutual love and intense faith, and not beauty or intelligence, is reinforced. And that baakula lacking in her life right now. Avadhoot Adawale rated it it was amazing Dec 15, It is a simple book, a simple story, told beautifully.

And all that she took from Shrikant before putting her foot down After a long time, Shrimati realized, it is not her life she has to do sudah for her.

Gently Falls the Bakula | Sudha Murty | Book Review

I have enjoyed all the parts in which history was described on behalf of Shrimati starting from golden triangle of north karnatka, Badami aihole and pattadakallu. Anisha Pathak rated it really liked it Nov 11, Murthhy friendship blossoms and they fall in love with each other.

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