084f2db8c6 References. Sawnet. Reviews and articles. Authority control WorldCat Identities VIAF: 79214048 ISNI: 0000 0001 1772 0205 SUDOC: 12711386X BNF: cb156055621 (data) . .. Now tell me, how many people who work outside the house do you know who would take time off from their work to cook a meal or do groceries or laundry or look after house guests? None, right?.That's because they work outside the house and because they have a regular income which apparently legitimizes their work." In the same interview, Appachana adds that a writer's life is comparatively more comfortable in America than in India.. The book was reissued in India by Penguin in 2006. Contents 1 Early life and education 2 Career 3 References 4 Reviews and articles . Early life and education. In it, six women tell the story of two lovers, Padma and Karan, spanning sixteen years.
Anjana Appachana was born in India of Coorg (Karnataka) origin and educated at Scindia Kanya Vidyalaya, Gwalior, Delhi University, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Pennsylvania State University. Anjana Appachana is a novelist of Indian origin who lives in the United States. Her first book Incantations and Other Stories was published in England by Virago in 1991 and in the US by Rutgers University Press in 1992. Career. sawnet. The novel is set in Bangalore, Delhi and Lucknow. Speaking about the perception of women writing in India, she has said "Writing is not deemed legitimate work by anyone. One of her short stories titled "Sharmaji" was included in Mirrorwork: Fifty Years of Indian Writing, a collection edited by Salman Rushdie and Elizabeth West. Retrieved 14 August 2014.