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The Second Choice

The Second Choice

by Lakshmi Menon (2 reviews, add another)
Type: Print Book
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Language: English
Price: Rs.300.00 + shipping
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Description of "The Second Choice "

The Second Choice is the touching story of two young people, who got into a second marriage when remarriage was not so common in India like today. It was not with their own interest, but for their daughters' sake they had to agree, because of the pressure from their dear ones. Will they be able to find love in each other in their new life? Read the story set in the cities of Bangalore and Mumbai.

About the author(s)

After her professional life, Lakshmi Menon, a bilingual writer resumed her passion of writing. Many of her short stories, children's stories, travel and general articles have been published in magazines and newspapers and also online. The Second Choice is her debut novel in English, but her novel "Veendum Yatra" in Malayalam has been serialised in a popular Malayalam magazine in 1989.

Book Details
ISBN: 
9788190411943
Publisher: 
Songbyrde Publications
Number of Pages: 
249
Dimensions: 
5 inch x 8 inch
Interior Pages: Black & White
Binding: Paperback (Perfect Binding)
Availability: In Stock (Print on Demand)
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Re: The Second Choice by lex123
8 July 2011 - 4:22pm

"The Second Choice" is my first tryst with Lakshmi Menon writing.
Here, life's rich experience have a way of unfurling in apt words under her deft handling. She captivates readers instantly with a plot brewing with emotions. she has an ability to hold her thought well without dramatic settings. The novel delves deep to touch chords with women; A depth that comes from a keen observation and a flow that is like an echo of an outpour by its involved readers.
A start to finish read, with nuances you can identify in a man -woman relationship.

By Kauser Jabeen

Re: The Second Choice by lex123
8 July 2011 - 4:18pm

“The Second Choice” is the touching story of a blended family. Pavithra, a young widow with a daughter, and Venu a man with an invalid wife, who also has a daughter, are forced into a marriage of convenience. They realise that partnership parenting is no cake walk. The ‘wicked stepmother myth’ plays spoilt sport, making Pavithra’s life miserable. But her patience and love finally pay off.
The story is told in a simple but compelling style. It propels the reader forward into an unexpected but incredible climax.

Dr. Eva Bell

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