Biography of Anita Desai


Study Guides on Works by Anita Desai

Published in 1980, Clear Light of Day is generally regarded as Anita Desai’s finest work to date by critics. The author has identified it as her most autobiographical work as a result of being set in the neighborhood where she came of age. The...

The Village by the Sea is a novel written by Anita Desai and was published in 1982.

The novel focuses on a small family in India who lives in a village near the sea. The family is in a difficult situation because the mother is extremely sick and...