French Lover is the story of Nilanjana, a young Bengali woman from Kolkata who moves to Paris after getting married to Kishanlal, a restaurant. French Lover by Taslima Nasrin – book cover, description, publication history. French Lover by Taslima Nasrin, the Bangladeshi author. Read this article to know more about the major themes in the novel. Read more on.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Nor is there any evidence of literary genius. The view of French psyche through a Bengali’s eyes and vice versa is done in a deep as well as in a relatable way. Her marriage, where she functions as little more than a housekeeper and sex object, is far from fulfilling and Nilanjana desperately looks for a way out of the boredom and depression that threaten to engulf her.

Nilanjana or Nila as she is often called in the book, is a Bengali girl from Kolkata. In the end she did know bu An okay book.

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This book is frankly a huge disappointment, especially for your fans. He introduces Nila to the wonderful world of love and pleasure but gets cheesed off when asked to commit. Not what one would expect from Ms Nasrin. Jun 17, Shirvani rated it did gy like it. Kishanlal’s luxurious apartment seems to Nilanjana to be a gilded cage, and she feels stifled within its friendless confines.


Feminist themes in Taslima Nasrin’s French Lover

She gets into relationships, first with another woman and then with a French man. The blurb leads one to expect that French Lover is fascinating glimpse into the workings of a woman’s mind, her struggle to come to terms with her own identity, a woman’s attempt to come to terms with a foreign culture.

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Kishanlal’s luxurious apartment seems to be a gilded cage for Nilanjana, and she feels stifled within its friendless confines. Her works have been translated in thirty different languages. In one part nasrden the book Nila is portrayed as a shy, docile young girl who is only just coming to terms with a broken love affair.

I simply adore the way the author has portrayed the protagonist in different situations of life. She knows even the tinie Vague!!! She yearns for true love which she finds in India but actually falls for the First french guy who notices her. The author has been busy finding faults in Indian and French frenhc.

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Author had tried very hard to portray a boldstrong minded girl. Most of the story speaks the truth about the rudimentary lifestyle of an Indian homemaker and how any woman leading such a life can opt out of it on will. But when she doesn’t get what she’s expected from ex-boyfriend to lovdr married man she has gone wild.


Nasrin may be construedas justifying the frustration of Nila at her shabby treatment by Kishanlal and subsequentlyabandoning her husband. Some of her books are banned in Bangladesh. I am not giving up though. And not all women are ‘dumb mindless selfish sluts’. Finally, when she cannot take it anymore she stages a petulant walk-out.

French Lover ~ Taslima Nasreen

Thanks for telling us about the problem. But her road to self-discovery has only just begun Preview — French Lover by Taslima Nasrin. The writing flow is perfect and language used is super easy even the new reader will find it easy to understand.

Image of Woman in Taslma Anglian Novel. After several heartaches, bre The blurb may lead one into expecting a typical south-asian-immigrant-problems narrative,sadly the book is anything but that. French Lover is her medium to convey her views onvarious sociological, political issues which encompass not only the fate of any nation butalso that of women everywhere.