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Ladies Coupé by Anita Nair
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Ladies Coupé is the story of Akhila and six other women that she meets on the train. Akhila is searching for the answer to the question ‘Can she live alone?’ Traditionally in Indian culture women are supposed to get married and if that doesn’t happen their only other alternative is to live with family. Akhila has been the breadwinner of her family since the death of her father when she was in her early twenties. She worked providing financial support to her mother, younger brothers and sister as they grew up. All the while Akhila was forsaking her life to respect her duties to her family. One day gets an idea into her head to live alone but doesn’t know if it’s really possible for her. or for in other woman for the matter So she invents a work trip to get away to reflect on her future as maybe a woman living alone. Continue reading over at
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Reading Progress

June 9, 2013 – Shelved as: to-read (Other Paperback Edition)
June 9, 2013 – Shelved (Other Paperback Edition)
Started Reading
February 14, 2014 – Finished Reading
February 16, 2014 – Shelved
February 16, 2014 –
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