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Kamala Markandaya

'The Epitome Of Simplicity'

Jun 03, 2004 Rochelle Almeida

Kamala Markandaya chose to live a very cloistered existence, shunning the press or public interest and caring little for scholarly opinion of her work. Given the mystique that surrounded her life, I consider myself deeply privileged to have had the o

A Very Private Person

May 25, 2004 Charles R. Larson

Markandaya granted few interviews and intentionally kept out of the limelight. After 1948, England became her home, with frequent trips back to India in order to find necessary inspiration for her writing.


'A Pioneer Who Influenced All Of Us...

...Indians writing in English,' was how Sashi Tharoor succinctly summed up Kamala Markandaya, whose work foreshadows many diasporic issues with which we are preoccupied today.

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