Wife (novel)

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AuthorBharati Mukherjee
CountryUnited States
GenreFiction novel
Published1975 Houghton Mifflin
Media typePrint (Paperback)
Pages213 pp
LC ClassPZ4.M9555 Wi3 PR9499.3.M77
Preceded byThe Tiger's Daughter (1971) 
Followed byDarkness (1985) 

Wife (1975) is a novel by noted author, Bharati Mukherjee.

Plot summary[edit]

This is the story of Dimple Dasgupta who has an arranged marriage to Amit Basu, an engineer, instead of marrying a neurosurgeon as she had dreamed about. They move to the United States and experience culture shock and loneliness. At one point, she jumps rope to escape her pregnancy. As frustration becomes expressed as abuse, the tale turns to tragedy with the murder of her husband, Amit at the end.

Book information[edit]

Wife by Bharati Mukherjee

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