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Fasting, feasting

by Anita Desai

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Vintage in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAnita Desai.
The Physical Object
Pagination227p. ;
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15490615M
ISBN 100099284723
OCLC/WorldCa473298385

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The book is written by an Indian author, which makes the plot very relatable for Indian readers. The book is an extensive study of Indian upper middle-class culture.

It compares the lives of people living. This was the first book I've read by Desai, and I'm a fan. Desai demonstrates the thin line between fasting and feasting in this novel. Rather than divide the book between two "halves," she combines both and contrasts the hording mentality of Arun's host mother with the obsessive weight control programs by his host siblings.5/5(5).

Fasting and Feasting is a timely celebration of a remarkable life.”—Harold McGee, author of On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen ‘Patience Gray’s Honey from a Weed is an anomaly in the world of cookbooks—an inimitable, passionate, and reader-challenging account of her off-the-grid life in poverty-stricken rural Author: Adam Federman.

This Study Guide consists of approximately 41 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Fasting, Feasting. Anita Desai's novel of intricate family relations plays out in two countries, India and the United States.

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Fasting, Feasting: A Novel by Anita Desai. This Man Booker Prize finalist is a “splendid novel” about siblings and their very different lives in India and America (The Wall Street Journal).

Uma, the plain spinster daughter of a close-knit Indian family, is trapped at home, smothered by her overbearing parents and their traditions—unlike. Welcome to the LitCharts study guide on Anita Desai's Fasting, Feasting.

Created by the original team behind SparkNotes, LitCharts are the world's best literature guides. Desai was born Anita Mazumdar, to a German mother and Bengali father. She grew up speaking a mix of German, Hindi, Bengali, Urdu.

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My hope is that as a church we will see individuals, by God's grace, fast throughout the entire 7-week : Rob Berreth. All Book Search results » About the author () Anita Desai is the author of Fasting, Feasting, Baumgartner’s Bombay, Clear Light of Day, and Diamond Dust, among other works.

Three of her books have been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Desai was born and educated in India and now lives in the New York City area/5(4). Anita Desai's new book, hailed as "unsparing, yet tender and funny,"* brilliantly confirms her place among today's foremost Indian writers.

FASTING, FEASTING takes on Desai's greatest theme: the intricate, delicate web of family conflict. It tells the moving story of Uma, the plain older /5(17). Intermittent fasting (IF) is an eating pattern that cycles between periods of fasting and eating. It doesn’t specify which foods you should eat but rather when you should eat them.

In this. Description of the book "Fasting, Feasting": As Uma, the unmarriageable daughter of an Indian lawyer, copes with her parents' demands and traditions, her younger brother, Arun, must face a vastly different life living with an American family in a Massachusetts suburb.

Reviews of the Fasting, Feasting. Fasting, Feasting Summary. Anita Desai's novel of intricate family relations plays out in two countries, India and the United States.

The core characters comprise a family living in a small town in India, where provincial customs and attitudes dictate the future of all children: girls are to be married off and boys are to become as educated as possible.Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Houghton Mifflin edition of Fasting, Feasting published in Chapter 1 Quotes MamaandPapa.

MamaPapa. PapaMama. It was hard to believe they had ever been separate existences, that they had been separate entities and not MamaPapa in one breath.The Fasting, Feasting Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you.