8 Feb Sexy, surprising, and subversively wise, Babyji is the story of Anamika Sharma, a spirited student growing up in Delhi. At school she is an ace. 24 Jan Anamika’s the kind of girl her traditional peers aren’t quite sure about: is the sexually precocious heroine of Dawesar’s second novel (after. [rev_slider fiction-babyji]. Released in February by Anchor Books, Babyji by Abha Dawesar has been variously classified as literary fiction, south asian.

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Anamika’s the kind of girl her traditional peers aren’t quite sure about: A Ahba film hero except with more intelligence, wisdom, and good sense, which those machos lacked.

So the protagonist is a physics enthusiast! The main character has funny affairs with three other women. Captivating and definitely a page-turner. The only problem was the ending. View Full Version of PW.

But let’s not be too strict with the boundaries Even I found my eyebrows rising a bit while reading the narrator’s thoughts about life and love and sex. Anybody want to meet and talk about it? Dawesar is a talented and brave writer to tackle some quite controv Intense, funny sometimes laugh-out-loud funnyeven a little harrowing at times.

That moment, sprawled on my bed, changed my whole life. Me, I had not yet discovered. I was an unknown quantity, a constantly unraveling mystery.

Anamika is in her final year at school, where she is Head Prefect, a position of honour and responsibility.


It’s exotic, beautiful and brilliant. However, the book is also a bit disturbing, and I think the author does a terrible job handling the issue of sexual assault- I babtji want to give too much away but I’m happy to share more thoughts on this if you’d like. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations.

I’d always scoffed at religion [i.

Was Venus, the goddess of love, ever so irrestible?! Dec 27, Sandra rated it did not like it. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Despite the intensity of her passion, particularly for India, Anamika’s comic stiffness is evident in such amorous declarations as “I want to collapse my wave function into you. Feb 18, Daena rated it it was amazing. I wanted to fuse myself with her. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Babyji would have been my hero! A bi-curious lesbian, perhaps. The first chapter has Babyji mentally undressing older women at a party to see if she can guess how they should be classified. I wish the writer had done her research, and not annoyingly poetized physics; like not allegor-ized physics with how we feel! LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices.

But this is not a morality tale about the girl who tried to have it all and was left with nothing. Anamika herself may be a brilliant student, but the competition for places was and still is fierce.

Of what I remember from this book is a failed attempt at Lesbian romance, a pedophile romance, a pervert classmate and another pedophile man. Looking for More Great Reads? I found myself less than sympathetic toward the protagonist, and it was sometimes to the point where I disliked her. Find out in this hot opposites attract romance. The universe was chaotic and relative; these aspects measurable. The distinctly Indian novel relates her experiences of growing up and encountering the typical issues that are almost universal among teenagers: Add both to Cart Add both to List.


I gathered different parts of her flesh between my lips and kissed her ddawesar over, in the opposite order in which I had bitten. Books of the Week.

Customers who bought this item also bought. The 10 Best Emily Dickinson Poems. India teaches her that being gay is a “Western construct ,” daweaar sexuality is a continuum rather than a binary phenomenon. It refreshed me after reading a few glum books. Mar 13, Jennifer added it Shelves: Seducing her is only one of the many ways in which this rebellious high school student defies traditional Indian mores.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Well written but more for teenagers not to realistic but enjoyed the story line. Please try again later. While being a typical self-absorbed teenager, She is also philisophical, mixing lessons in science with life lessons.