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Nandita bose Tread Softly Paroma had always known that she would have to submit to her family's choice of a suitable groom. It really ought not have mattered which brother she eventually ended up marrying. As the replacement groom, the older step - brother Abhinn, was a curst stranger on whom was thrust an onerous duty - the wedding and Paroma, herself. Witnessing his ...more
Paperback, 198 pages
Published 2012 by Rupa & Company
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Preethi Venugopala
Jul 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing
“I was a strong believer in premonitions. I’d always imagined the universe to be kind, forewarning us for whatever trials and tribulations were about to unfurl. Under the circumstances, I had to turn agnostic.”
---Tread Softly, by Nandita Bose

Thus begins the book that takes you into the world of the main protagonist of the story Paroma. Paroma represents the majority of Indian women who often face the dilemmas of arranged marriages, strange husbands and a life far away from their comfort zones.
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Crestless Wave
Feb 12, 2014 rated it really liked it
Tread Softly by Ms. Nandita Bose, the name suggest that it's a story that needs to be savored slowly.
Tread Softly is about an accidental marriage that brought two exactly opposite persons tied in a bond that would last for next seven lives (as per Hindu rituals). It takes you through miseries of Paroma, the protagonist, and creates a picture of her feelings, her pain, her happiness.
Ms. Bose's language is fresh and has a sense of maturity in each and every sentence. The way characters are
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Lakshmi Chandrasekharan
A lot better than the Promise of Perfume! But there is still an element of deliberate confusions and lack of communication that isall pervasive and I am wondering if that's a common theme across all of Nandita's books :-(
Soumya Arun
May 10, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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