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. 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 at quantum. Abha Dawesar is a novelist and an artist. New York’s weekly magazine Time Out listed Abha Dawesar as one of 25 people who will make their Babyji,

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Great for days you can’t think daweszr. The one thing I like about this book is that it does not shy away from sexual scenes. So the protagonist is a physics enthusiast! I gathered different parts of her flesh between my lips and kissed her all over, in the opposite order in which I had bitten.

Babyji by Abha Dawesar

All in all, totally unique and very entertaining. Illiterate, only able to speak Hindiand regularly beaten up by her alcoholic husband, year-old Rani is rescued from a jhuggi by the Sharmas.

Sep 02, Beth rated it really liked it Shelves: A Novel Abha Dawesar Limited preview – I get it, I just didn’t like it. I used all the force I could muster.


Aug 29, Jagriti rated it did not like it. There are categories for everything. Delhi University has thirty-five thousand applicants for fifteen hundred seats. All in all, totally uni I loved this one. Free of the burden of knowledge and therefore of any morality that proceeds from knowledge. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

I wanted to bite into her like an apple and then eat her, digest her, absorb her into my bloodstream, my hemoglobin, my ESR. Jan 24, Babyj Creter rated it wbha was amazing Shelves: So I didn’t actually review this novel.

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Fiction The author of several books of fiction, Dawesar has also published short stories in anthologies and articles. It was not permissible.

Jun 18, Sarah rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s probably never going to win any awards but I enjoyed it. Her works include pen and ink drawings, paintings, banyji, and photogrpahs. Anamika uses sex as a means to investigate life’s chemistry and her autonomy outside of rigid Brahmin mores.

Mar 13, Jennifer added it Shelves: Now that I read it, I’m bummed I missed book group for this one.

Though she likens herself to a playboy, she always makes sure that none of her lovers suspects anything out of the ordinary, that each of them believes she is the only one for her. I can see from the reviews that it’s controversial read, and that’s understandable. A good coming of age story. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Most importantly, what’s the point of this book?


About Abha Dawesar Abha Dawesar is a novelist and an artist. There is some non-consensual sex in the book: I wish the writer had done her research, and not annoyingly poetized physics; like not allegor-ized physics with how we feel! Babyji Abha Dawesar Limited preview – View Full Version of PW.

About Abha Dawesar

Mr and Mrs Sharma know about Tripta Adhikari but naturally assume that the latter has a maternal relationship with their daughter, while India herself knows very well that what she is doing amounts to statutory rape. A kind of Catcher in the Rye goes to India, you have to love a grouchy protagonist; unlike Holden Caufield, she lacks the charm to go with the griping. I was free all of a sudden. It held none of the satisfaction I had imagined.