Inside Dharini Bhaskar’s debut These, Our Bodies, Possessed by Light, longlisted for the JCB Prize for Literature 2020
The novel is a work of literary fiction rich in beautifully-crafted sentences, with myriad literary, mythological, and philosophical references, which she hopes a reader will engage with in a genuine way.
Book excerpt | These, Our Bodies, Possessed by Light: Dharini Bhaskar's fiction debut navigates love, marriage, and family history
Dharini Bhaskar’s debut novel These, Our Bodies, Possessed by Light, is a work of literary fiction that follows Deeya, who is living in a tolerable marriage, until Neil enters her life, offering her romance and a new identity.
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