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French Lover A Novel (The Explosive New Novel from the Best-Selling Author of Lajja)
French Lover A Novel (The Explosive New Novel from the Best-Selling Author of Lajja)
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A woman’s search for love and independence in a strange city far away from home.

French Lover is the story of Nilanjana, a young Bengali woman from Kolkata who moves to Paris after her marriage to Kishanlal, a restaurant owner. Kishanlal’s luxurious apartment seems to Nilanjana to be a gilded cage, and she feels stified within its friendless confines. Her marriage, where she functions as little more than a housekeeper and a sex object, is far from fulfilling-and Nilanjana looks desperately for a way out of the boredom and depression that threaten to engulf her life. It is at this point that she meets Benoir Dupont, a blond, blue-eyed handsome Frenchman, and is swept off her feet. Benoir introduces Nilanjana to the streets, the cafes and the art galleries of Paris-and Nilanjana finds that the doors to a whole new world have opened before her. In her passionate, sexually liberating relationship with Benoir, she finally begins to have an inkling of her own desires. The relationship ends when Nilanjana realizes that Benoir’s first priority is himself and not the woman he loves, and that her need for him has ended. But her road to self-discovery has only just begun…

Bold in concept and powerful in execution, French Lover is a fascinating glimpse into the workings of a woman’s mind as she struggles to come to terms with her identity in a hostile world.

CONTENTS

Dumdum to Charles de Gaulle 1
The Visiting Bride 13
Life at Home23
From Gare du Nord to Gare d’Austerlitz79
The Invitation87
Paris in a Trance 100
La Familia 111
A Bientor122
Calcutta as Usual131
A—la—s Familia 141
Thus We Float Away149
Au Revoir154
Benoir Dupont163
Benoir’s Wild171
Morounis Vernesse188
je t’aime, Je t’aime, Je. t’aime197
I Stamp your Name on the sky, on the wind, in the water and on grass-Liberte209
A New Life215
From Five to seven225
Love in this Foreign Land239
The Chimera Days248
The End? Not Yet!267
A Big Day273
Perturbed279
This is the End285

French Lover A Novel (The Explosive New Novel from the Best-Selling Author of Lajja)

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2002
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Back of the Book

A woman’s search for love and independence in a strange city far away from home.

French Lover is the story of Nilanjana, a young Bengali woman from Kolkata who moves to Paris after her marriage to Kishanlal, a restaurant owner. Kishanlal’s luxurious apartment seems to Nilanjana to be a gilded cage, and she feels stified within its friendless confines. Her marriage, where she functions as little more than a housekeeper and a sex object, is far from fulfilling-and Nilanjana looks desperately for a way out of the boredom and depression that threaten to engulf her life. It is at this point that she meets Benoir Dupont, a blond, blue-eyed handsome Frenchman, and is swept off her feet. Benoir introduces Nilanjana to the streets, the cafes and the art galleries of Paris-and Nilanjana finds that the doors to a whole new world have opened before her. In her passionate, sexually liberating relationship with Benoir, she finally begins to have an inkling of her own desires. The relationship ends when Nilanjana realizes that Benoir’s first priority is himself and not the woman he loves, and that her need for him has ended. But her road to self-discovery has only just begun…

Bold in concept and powerful in execution, French Lover is a fascinating glimpse into the workings of a woman’s mind as she struggles to come to terms with her identity in a hostile world.

CONTENTS

Dumdum to Charles de Gaulle 1
The Visiting Bride 13
Life at Home23
From Gare du Nord to Gare d’Austerlitz79
The Invitation87
Paris in a Trance 100
La Familia 111
A Bientor122
Calcutta as Usual131
A—la—s Familia 141
Thus We Float Away149
Au Revoir154
Benoir Dupont163
Benoir’s Wild171
Morounis Vernesse188
je t’aime, Je t’aime, Je. t’aime197
I Stamp your Name on the sky, on the wind, in the water and on grass-Liberte209
A New Life215
From Five to seven225
Love in this Foreign Land239
The Chimera Days248
The End? Not Yet!267
A Big Day273
Perturbed279
This is the End285
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