8 Feb Sexy, surprising, and subversively wise, Babyji is the story of Anamika Sharma, a spirited student growing up in Delhi. At school she is an ace. 24 Jan Anamika’s the kind of girl her traditional peers aren’t quite sure about: is the sexually precocious heroine of Dawesar’s second novel (after. [rev_slider fiction-babyji]. Released in February by Anchor Books, Babyji by Abha Dawesar has been variously classified as literary fiction, south asian.

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The old ones the book which I read years ago, so don’t remember much about it but just that it’s a anha of a girl who is something something something.

Now that I read it, I’m bummed I missed book group for this one. Set in s DelhiIndiait recounts the coming of age and the sexual adventures and fantasies sbha a year-old bespectacled schoolgirl, the only child of a Brahmin family. Please try again later.

Anamika’s parents even let her go on a short holiday to Kasauli with India and two of her friends. I never give anything five stars. She let out a howl. The border between erotic and distasteful may be blurred for some, but you have got to admit: While being a typical self-absorbed teenager, She is also philisophical, mixing lessons in science with life lessons.


We’d spent two thousand years only to find out that we didn’t know. I found myself less than sympathetic toward the protagonist, and it was sometimes to the point where I disliked her.

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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The Other Side of Paradise: Books could be written about her, but under all the written text and the coats of paint, deep inside her womb was something no one had yet grasped.

With the world of adulthood dancing before her, Anamika confronts questions that would test someone twice her age.

Babyji is a good read for any teenager or young person, because the themes are familiar regardless of where you come from. I loved this story. However, as their apartment does not have a servant’s bedroom, Rani is ordered to sleep on the floor of Anamika’s room. A sixteen-year-old lesbian with antisocial personality disorder takes Delhi by storm in this somewhat titillating, somewhat nonsensical novel. The main character is so sensual and precocious, nerdy yet daring and adventurous.

Anamika herself may be a brilliant student, but the competition for places was and still is fierce. Dec 18, Pages Buy.


Read it Forward Read it first. View Full Version of PW. Anamika is in her final year at school, where she is Head Prefect, a position of honour and responsibility. India is a wealthy academic who lives in Anamika’s neighbourhood, and occasionally Anamika sneaks out of the house when daweswr parents have already gone to bed to spend the night with her new-found friend. Ships from and sold by Amazon. If the unusual secondary characters occasionally seem as gratuitous as pornographic movie extras, Anamika’s ponderings and emotional reversals are lavished with as much attention as a year-old girl would demand.

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Sep 02, Beth rated it really liked it Shelves: Books of the Week. It refreshed me after reading a few glum books.

Sexy, surprising, and subversively wise, Babyji is the story of Anamika Sharma, a spirited student growing up in Delhi. More power to her.