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What haunts Nariman, besides the fact that his independent life has been stripped away –is his memories for the woman he loved –forbidden to marry — torments him fwmily and again I’ll Be Back An International Journal in English. It’s a classic Rohinton Mistry, nobody expects the man to paint happy little rainbows, but melancholia seeps through the pages of Family Matters. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long.

From the Trade Rohintin edition. You learn about life in Bombay in the 90s. If they learn kindness, happiness will follow. How to write a great review.

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Saalo maaderchod came in like a king, sat down, and ordered tea with bun-muskaa, extra butter and all. The fictional characters delicately brought to life by the stinging brush of the author or the guilty, manipulative, egocentric, conceited character of mine? Will I die as a happy soul or will death be a gift that I would crave in the course of vulnerable seclusion? With loud busy teeth, batchar-batcher, the bastard ate everything, happy as a goat in a garbage dump, and gurgled down his tea.

And by “enlist,” I mean show up unannounced at her two-room cramped flat–which she shares with her husband Yezad and two small children, Jehangir and Murad–and unceremoniously dump Nariman off. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Apr 07, Sonia Gomes rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: The Last Painting of Sara de Vos. Just goes to show how people can turn greedy, mean spirited and careless.


Mistry is not trying to wow anyone through crash-boom-bang events, yet even in its subtlety this story had a Shakespearean sense of tragedy and betrayal and loss — not just for the family, but for a city whose beauty and vibrance was contantly underscored by corru Took me a while to get into this one — but once I was in, it was quite a remarkable read. The challenge of living with dignity with a failing physical body View saved quotes Close.

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One advantage to reading A Fine Balance before Family Matters is that I recognized all the subtle digs he includes aimed at various critics of the former novel.

The politically fouled air and terror among the p Yet another masterpiece from Mr. Now, I must read A Fine Balance. He said he had no money, but he was hungry–just imagine the maaderchod’s courage. His observations kissed the earthy tones of daily life and enlivened their cells to shine a little.

The deeper I think about Nariman, the more it’s clear he is suffering from all the most cherish things in life: Hmmm, our daughter’s 30th birthday Each individual in the story faces a personal trial which tests them in their personal beliefs about their world and about who they think they are, and most of them fail this test. Moreover, I love the opportunity they give me to open my eyes and see a country and cultures that truly differ from my own views in so many different ways.

Its not that I expected a particularly happy conclusion but the almost comedic beginning didn’t match the rather gloomy religiosity of the ending. Please review your cart.

Accusation hurled towards whom? Yes No Thanks for your feedback! The amazing thing about this novel is that there is still humor and plenty of love, touching moments and though the novel ended in a way I wish it hadn’t, the ending was real not sugar coated for a happy ending.


The point of view is third-person omniscient, with special care given to Jehangir, who is the youngest and most impressionable when Nariman moves in. Fajily 02, Sharon rated it it was amazing Shelves: Rohinton Mistry’s Family Matters depicts a family being torn apart by lies, love.

It is not because of my familiarity with the physical surroundings tohinton the Parsi community, but the fact that Mistry writes a simple story of nameless ordinary faces with astonishing lives.

The miserable result of becoming ultra-relgious. Medications, sleeping pills and anti-diarrhea, etc.

Lists with This Book. These are the individuals who bring cruelty and harshness into their family life, in this case, using religion to stifle and smother the natural bouyancy of everyone else. I get frustrated and unhappy. Funny thing is, in the end, all our stories Nariman’s and 9-year-old Jehanger’s relationship is the most heartwarming one in the book, as grandfather and grandson share each other joys and pains with a purity closest to what we all strive for in a relationship.

I am having difficulty reviewing this novel because the whole thing works so well together, mattesr when I try to pick out one of the parts, the entire structure collapses on me. The epilogue is definitely the part of Family Matters that gives me, as a reader, the most difficulty processing.

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The politically freee air and terror among the people affecting the life of Yezad and Mr. These at my favorite types of books. Smashed together like sardines in a small apartment flat, Roxana was a saint in taking care of her father – but she and Yezad were starting to fight over finances.

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