7 Feb In My Story, Kamala writes: At this time my husband turned to his old friend for comfort. They behaved like lovers in my presence. To celebrate. Kamala Suraiya, better known as Kamala Das, is a well-known female Indian . My story is the story of Kamala Das, a woman born in a conservative society of. First published in Malayalam in , My Story, Kamala Das’s sensational autobiography, shocked readers with its total disregard for mindless conventions and.

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Every girl has had her share of puppy loves and have idealised motherhood during her high school days. I wonder how many humans will ever dare to say that before their death. Arya Mohandas rated it it was ok Aug 12, At the age of 65, she took yet another decision that caused furore—to convert to Islam. Reading this book, I was one with the woman who wanted to love under the Gul Mohar, the one who had an abundance of love for everything and everyone around her, the one who wanted to make sure that her kids believed in magic.

Love and sexuality in the writings of Kamala Das

Related Video Shorts 0 Upload your video. Married off to an older man when she was fifteen had affected her life deeply, and I think that incident is what created and propelled her into becoming a writer, to attain release through the written word. As she wrote in the preface of My Story: He was moving to Mysore cas Pune, and this was among the books he donated to our library The Book Leaf. Anandhakannan rated it it was ok Oct 31, She prays to god to give her life for the sake of her third son who is still a small kid but she is not afraid of death.


More over, courageous enough to share that with the world. The cruelty o I haven’t read many autobiographies, but m of the ones I have read, this one has struck a deep chord. Sameera rated it it was ok Aug 22, Her trysts with sex, children, ill health and depression. She believed that her child will be a boy, and he will be her Krishna.

The amount of enemies she earned within her family and community is the most shocking; people belonging to her own community tried to kill her using sorcery and even trying to stop her book from being published. At this time my husband turned to his old friend for comfort.

Refresh and try again. Motherhood has always been portrayed as the inherent part of womanhood and no woman is complete without motherhood. When I first read it, about 15 years ago, the only scene that I remembered from the book was when Das her husband forcibly kissing her when they meet for It’s true that when you grow old your perspective changes.


Earnest and honest, this book has made a place for Kamala Das in my heart. Oct 10, Shine Sebastian rated it really liked it Shelves: I was stuck ztory those scenes. I would beat my thin children when they asked for expensive toys, and make them scream out for mercy.

എന്റെ കഥ | Ente Katha by Kamala Suraiyya Das

Want to Read saving…. Pawan rated it it was ok Apr 30, All that I ever wanted to do, all my desires, I have fulfilled in this life”.

As the title indicates, it is her story where she did not hide behind any hypocrisy. Then it was curvaceous body, thick curly hair, fair skin etc now it is slim stature, poker straight hair and fair skin still holds.

എന്റെ കഥ | Ente Katha

It is difficult to say how much of it is true as s It is rare that I read an Indian author in English, but Kamala Stor and her book were a gambit that worked. And I mean vain in the best of ways.

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