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Indian Memsahib: The Untold Story of a Bureaucrat's Wife
Indian Memsahib: The untold story of a bureaucrat's wife is an unconventional look into the world of Indian bureaucracy and its fascinating order. The book is a subtle attempt at showing how bureaucracy works in certain ways and brings out the conflict between popularity and credibility. Indian Memsahib traces Sunaina's journey from being an ambitious girl who wants to ...more
Paperback, 195 pages
(first published January 2009)
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A book that gives us the glimpse into the working of the Indian Administration; the Indian system which has a tarnished reputation and the bureacrats are often scowled at by the media and public; amidst these conditions arises a man, the protagonist of the novel, Raghu, who by his upright disposition and hard work, is able to amass laurels and is held in high regards by his wife, Sunaiana. Though, he is not able to continue with the same reverence throughout, but he enjoys the support of his ...more
Indian history has been one of the most peculiar stuff that almost, though not everyone, have been looking for as for India as one. Dr. Suchita Malik has done a great job highlighting the skepticism prevailing in the current political scenarios and side by side, very aesthetically, killing the prospective image of the public servants. Indian Memsahib verifies the real life of a working class family and establishes the real concerns behind it.
"nice narrative of how emotions take over the career orientation of a galn she marries her love in a diffrent culture where she is a misfit then plays the role of being wife of an ias nicelythru all the political turmoil...n in the end even gets a chance to fulfil her dreams :)"
SUCHITA MALIK teaches English language and literature in the Government College for Men, Chandigarh. Having graduated from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, and then completing her post graduation from Delhi University, she also got a diploma in Journalism from the Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan. A keen academic, Suchita did her doctorate thesis in the genre of ‘Faction’ and earned her PhD from Panjab ...moreMore about Suchita Malik...