2011-Read, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, SA Challenge, Short Story Reviews

Arranged Marriage by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Published in 1995, Arranged Marriage is the first book written by this author. I had been thinking of reading something by this author and luckily our library had this book. I really had no idea what this book was about. After reading the first story and then going to the second did I realize that this was a small book of lovely short stories. Stories of Indian Bengali women, away from India and trying to adapt to the huge cultural changes. I stopped after every story to either think of the women and her circumstances or to wipe a tear…

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