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Invisible Wall is about women, Aparna and Kamala, whose lives run in parallel, though they do not know each other. They dream of a world without walls, but invisible barriers surround and crush them. Kamala read the book titled Invisible Walls, about Aparna’s life, on a train journey, and thus the reader discovers a story within a story…

When the narrative begins, Aparna is a student in a university campus in Delhi. She is happy with her close group of friends. Later, constrained in an arranged marriage, she struggles against the confining limits of the invisible domestic wall that tighten around her with her pregnancy.

Kamala, also in Delhi, is surer of her ground than Aparna. She is part of what she and her friends call the Fourcentric gang—two men and two women living together, practicing free sex. Kamala finishes reading Invisible Walls when her train reaches Delhi. She sees a pregnant women being helped opt of the train by her irritated husband. Kamala looks at her with sympathy and moves ahead. Their parallel lives move on, without touching each other.

About the Author

Chandrika Balan is a writer, academic critic, orator and translator. She was formerly associate Professor of English, All Saints’ Collage, Thiruvananthapuram. She was visited many countries, including Britain, United states, Canada, Australia, Sweden and the gulf nations, as an academic and writer.

She has authored 24 books in Malayalam, which comprise fiction, essays and memoirs, under her pen name chandramati. She has also published six translations of renowned books from English to Malayalam. Arya and Other Stories is her short story collection in English translation. Chandrika Balan is the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award, Katha National Prize, Padmarajan Puraskaram and O.V. Vijayan Puraskaram.

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The Beginning V
Kamala-1 11
PART I: THE TRAIN 15
1. The Passengers 16
2. Goodbye Till we Meet Again 22
INTERVAL-I 29
Kamala-2 31
PART II: THE CAMPUS 33
1. The Journey Within 34
2. When Experience Come Hunting 43
3. The Other 50
INTERVAL-II 59
Kamala-3 61
PART III: THE FAMILY 67
1. The Nuptial 68
2. Night of the Poet 81
3. Chats 90
4. Making of a Mother 100
5. The Holy Family 114
The Story Ends 123
Kamala-4 125

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Invisible Walls

Item Code:
NAO705
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Edition:
2018
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9789386906328
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English
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8.5 inch X 5.5 inch
Pages:
132
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About the Book

Invisible Wall is about women, Aparna and Kamala, whose lives run in parallel, though they do not know each other. They dream of a world without walls, but invisible barriers surround and crush them. Kamala read the book titled Invisible Walls, about Aparna’s life, on a train journey, and thus the reader discovers a story within a story…

When the narrative begins, Aparna is a student in a university campus in Delhi. She is happy with her close group of friends. Later, constrained in an arranged marriage, she struggles against the confining limits of the invisible domestic wall that tighten around her with her pregnancy.

Kamala, also in Delhi, is surer of her ground than Aparna. She is part of what she and her friends call the Fourcentric gang—two men and two women living together, practicing free sex. Kamala finishes reading Invisible Walls when her train reaches Delhi. She sees a pregnant women being helped opt of the train by her irritated husband. Kamala looks at her with sympathy and moves ahead. Their parallel lives move on, without touching each other.

About the Author

Chandrika Balan is a writer, academic critic, orator and translator. She was formerly associate Professor of English, All Saints’ Collage, Thiruvananthapuram. She was visited many countries, including Britain, United states, Canada, Australia, Sweden and the gulf nations, as an academic and writer.

She has authored 24 books in Malayalam, which comprise fiction, essays and memoirs, under her pen name chandramati. She has also published six translations of renowned books from English to Malayalam. Arya and Other Stories is her short story collection in English translation. Chandrika Balan is the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award, Katha National Prize, Padmarajan Puraskaram and O.V. Vijayan Puraskaram.

Contents

The Beginning V
Kamala-1 11
PART I: THE TRAIN 15
1. The Passengers 16
2. Goodbye Till we Meet Again 22
INTERVAL-I 29
Kamala-2 31
PART II: THE CAMPUS 33
1. The Journey Within 34
2. When Experience Come Hunting 43
3. The Other 50
INTERVAL-II 59
Kamala-3 61
PART III: THE FAMILY 67
1. The Nuptial 68
2. Night of the Poet 81
3. Chats 90
4. Making of a Mother 100
5. The Holy Family 114
The Story Ends 123
Kamala-4 125

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