Custody by Kapur Manju
Manju Kapur explores the themes of divorce, infidelity and a shattered home in this contemporary novel, Custody.
Summary of the Book
Raman's life could get no better. He has a gorgeous wife, Shagun, a smart son, Arjun, and an adorable daughter, Roohi. As the years pass however, he becomes engrossed in his work and Shagun begins to feel restless. When she decides to work, she meets Raman's boss Ashok. Ashok can barely resist his lusty desire for Shagun, and he makes her a proposal she cannot refuse. Sparks fly between them and they begin a secret affair, one that rocks Shagun and Raman's marriage. Raman's paths cross with the wise and generous Ishita, recently divorced. Scarred because of her husband's betrayal as soon as he found out she was infertile, Ishita finds a second chance in Raman's arms. However, as Raman and Shagun part ways, beginning a disastrous divorce, their children become the battlefield for their hatred. Both will do anything to win custody, but what will remain of their children's own choices now that their parents despise each other?
About Manju Kapur
Manju Kapur Dalmia is an Indian author. She is also the author of: Difficult Daughters, A Married Woman, Home and The Immigrant.
A postgraduate from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, she teaches English at the Delhi University. Difficult Daughters won her the 1999 Commonwealth Writers' Prize for best first novel.
|Author Name||Kapur Manju|
|Condition of Book||Used|