In Shodh unlike her other novels, Taslima Nasrin seeks to revolutionize the concept of love and marriage in the so-called elite yet tradition-bound societies. She effects this through a transformation of roles assigned to women—as lover, wife, mother and daughter-in-law. The story of Jhumur’s marriage to Haroon, therefore, goes beyond the study of a marriage or the fate of a person and raises issues such as: Is love possible without self-respect, What is the relationship among love, desire and marriage, In what way can the established familial relationships be redefined... In this novel, as much as in her other non-fictional works, Nasrin’s personal experience breathes life into the narrative.

Genre: General Fiction

Praise for this book

"...a difficult woman and an advocate(horror of horrors) of free love." - Salman Rushdie


Used availability for Taslima Nasrin's Shodh

Paperback Editions

January 2003 : Paperback
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Title: Shodh (Getting Even)
Author(s): Tasalima Nasarina, Taslima Nasrin, Rani Ray
ISBN: 8188575054 / 978-8188575053
Publisher: Srishti Publishers
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Kindle Editions

July 2003 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Shodh: Getting Even
Author(s): Taslima Nasrin
Publisher: Srishti Publishers & Distributors
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU