Anita Desai Essays


Clear Light of Day

In writing Clear Light of Day’, Anita Desai has brought to out a new and distinct aspect to fiction. She examines deeply the human character and brings them out in a sharper way. The protagonists in her story are not still figures but instead go...


In Custody


“Living in Delhi I was always surrounded by the sound of Urdu poetry, which is mostlyrecited. But although there is such a reverence for Urdu poetry, the fact that most Muslimsleft India to go to Pakistan meant that most schools and...