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[Download] ➵ A Respectable Woman By Easterine Kire – Citybreakscheap.co.uk The Second World War has just ended The Japanese have departed In Nagaland in northeast India—one of the key theaters of the battle—political unrest and tremendous social changes have generated neDownload A Respectable Woman By Easterine Kire Citybreakscheapcouk The Second World War has just ended The Japanese have departed In Nagaland in northeast India—one of the key theaters of the battle—political unrest and tremendous social changes have generated ne The Second World War has just ended The Japanese have departed In Nagaland in northeast India—one of the k

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Ey theaters of the battle—political unrest and tremendous social changes have generated new social problems For returning soldiers and others dealing with the aftermath of war alcohol provides some relief and a way of dealing with new realities The Church a major presence joins the battle against alcoholism with its support of the Nagaland Liuor Total Prohibition Act This mandate however only

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A Respectable WomanLeads to bootlegging and A Respectable PDF the insidious problem of domestic violence   In her new novel Easterine Kire explores one woman’s journey through these altered realities In doing so she also uncovers the underbelly of a society in transition—one that is reluctant to cast off traditional ways even as it entangles itself in the problems of the modern world ?

A Respectable Woman eBook æ Hardcover ¸ citybreakscheap Easterine Kire Iralu is a poet writer and novelist from Nagaland She is one of the finest story tellers from the region and has written several books in English including three collections of poetry and short stories Her first novel A Naga Village Remembered was the first ever Naga novel to be publishedEasterine has translated oral poems from her native language Tenyidie into Englis.

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  • Krutika Puranik

    A Respectable Woman eBook æ Hardcover ¸ citybreakscheap A Respectable WomanA respectable womanHuge thanks to zubaanbooks for sending over this bookIt took my mother Khonuo exactly forty five years before she could bring herself to talk about the war Kevinuo The very first lines had my attention and after few pages I realised that I would definitely


  • Surabhi Chatrapathy

    A Respectable Woman eBook æ Hardcover ¸ citybreakscheap A Respectable WomanWorld War II for most Indians happened far away from India away in Europe What is often overlooked or is failed to be taught in main stream schools is how close the war came to India In A Respectable Woman by Eastern Kire we learn about how the presence of Japanese troops in Nagaland brought chaos to the region and about everything that followed With the backdrop of the WWII and the Independence of India we learn about the nuanc


  • Mridula Gupta

    A Respectable Woman eBook æ Hardcover ¸ citybreakscheap A Respectable Woman|35 stars|Kire's latest novel 'A Respectable Women' is a daughter's account of a changing landscape through the stories told by h


  • Chitra Ahanthem

    A Respectable Woman eBook æ Hardcover ¸ citybreakscheap A Respectable WomanEasterine Kire’s latest novel A Respectable Woman is partly a fictional memoir of the life and times of a generation of people in Nagaland and partly a narrative of how events shape the course of the lives of people A slim volume at 182 pages the book starts with Kevinuo narrating to us the memories of her mother Khonuo growing up in Kohima during the post Second World War era and then seamlessly merges into events unfolding around Kevinuo The device of writing the story that a mother tells her daughter is an interesting context – that of the age old tradition of oral history found in many societies across the world The book brings out the friction between the old ways and the new settle down but how the Second World War brings things to a head The after effects of a global war on the lives of simple villagers and how everyone tries to move on is evocativeLook up this book if you are keen to know about Nagaland and its people but if you are looking for a book with character


  • Grinjo

    A Respectable Woman eBook æ Hardcover ¸ citybreakscheap A Respectable WomanKire's lucid little book tells the story of Kohima nagaland its formation as a capital changes in northeast after the establishment of indian republic etc the novel is a wonderful historico cartographic work of fiction


  • Leslie Ann

    A Respectable Woman eBook æ Hardcover ¸ citybreakscheap A Respectable Woman35 stars I never heard of Indian state of Nagaland and this lovely novella describes some of its history and contemporary life from a female perspective


  • Gunjan | Bookworm Reads

    A Respectable Woman eBook æ Hardcover ¸ citybreakscheap A Respectable WomanRating 4255I had almost no knowledge about Nagaland and the battle of Kohima during the Second World war when the Japanese tried to invade and capture Kohima I have seen it and felt it that the bigger picture of WWII rarely involves India and most people fail to recognize India's importance in it And this is why books like these help us understand that India was a part of it and was affected as much as other nations if not It follows the story from the eyes of Kevinuo's mother Azuo and her grandmother Atsa and herself I got to know so much about their culture and traditions I love how supportive Azuo's was and how calm and sorted Kevinuo wasThe very first line of the book will grasp your attention and the story captures the pre war and post war situation in Kohima and how the lives of the people were affected The whole city was re built from scratch and turned out to be modernized the new houses were strong people started to understand the importance of


  • Saurabh Sharma

    A Respectable Woman eBook æ Hardcover ¸ citybreakscheap A Respectable WomanKohima a place looking to find its identity Narrator's mother a person who knew her husband will die and is lost in his thoughts after his demise; she finally speaks about the war and about how Kohima became what it is The narrator who becomes a mother


  • Rosun Rajkumar

    A Respectable Woman eBook æ Hardcover ¸ citybreakscheap A Respectable WomanMy Rating 45The setting is Post WWII Kohima Nagaland The British South Asian empire is almost retreating The Japanese attack has left Kohima in shatters The village has to build itself back The radio has arrived bringing along with it the news of the world outside the Naga hills The war brought the outside world so much closer to us; in fact it brought the world to usKerosene lamps are getting replaced by electricity The Church is doing its bit in helping both the Christians and traditional non Christian natives The Indian forces are cr


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    A Respectable Woman eBook æ Hardcover ¸ citybreakscheap A Respectable WomanOne of the best novels