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Sulekha Creative Blog – It seems it was destined that I read ‘INTERMISSION’ by Nirupama Subramanian much before I would complete ‘Govinda’ by Krishna. My review on the book by Nirupama Subramaniam – Intermission. Smita recommended this book on my review of the Author’s first book. Varun, lives a ordered, boring, not-so-happily married life with his wife.

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Intermission – Nirupama Subramanian

Quite expectedly, she has set her story in the millennium city to see “what happens when the community throws people from various backgrounds together. The novel is also a very believable portrait of a suburban Indian marriage in crisis, and it’s a very sold ‘Gurgaon novel’. Jun 27, A walk in the park April 9th, 0 Comments. I will be answering questions related to my book.

Paperbackpages. Varun, lives a ordered, boring, not-so-happily married life with his wife Gayatri and teenaged son. Intermission He wondered why he, forty-four-year-old successful entrepreneur, faithful husband and competent father of a sixteen-year-old boy, a man with the stolidity of half his life behind him and the certainty of what by ahead, should wait every morning for a glimpse of this girl, like a teenager in the first throes of an infatuation.

Have picked this off the shelf in the library several times and kept it back. Pooja rated it it was ok Jan 21, I read this recently. I did not think it necessary to read the antiquated lang Its interesting to see that transformation into her life and thought process. My article on India Bangladesh relations. Especially since you say they have stopped from making it go sleazy or overboard.


Having recently shifted out of her joint family, Sweety is savouring the joys of nuclear living. It is 46 feet tall and carved out of a single stone, perhaps an ode to the noble, existential struggle of all humankind.

Will the GenNext care for Shakespeare? My first tryst with several years ago was an enforced one. In the midst of the tumultuous love story of Varun and Sweety, the author also rakes open a plethora of issues ranging from the relationship between masters and servants, societal pressures and troubles of the urban family.

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Anjan rated it it was ok Nov 21, Alright, I did it. Cancel reply Enter your comment here Both Varun and Sweety are very different people. This is from a collection of articles published in my Intemrission Voice column in Times of India from — It was important for me that the spouses don’t come to know about their affair as I wanted to see what they would decide on their own without any external pressures.

Disappointed since I thought that it will live upto the standards of Nirupama’s previous book – Keep the change. Traffic jams are a part of the staple diet of the urban Indian.

Varun is pleased to be back and running his own business; Gayatri hirupama for her friends and her life in the US and dislikes the transparently divisive society she has been flung back into. And its based out of my city too.


Yes, and I want to know how you find it! Their son Anirudh is grappling with his first adolescent crush. The way the story unfolds is quite nicely handled, without making it sleazy or cheap. It is drab, banal and will make you cringe with the sameness it has to offer all through nirhpama story.

This is an urban love story. One of the nicer things about intermisssion in Gurgaon is swimming. Feb 05, Smitha rated it really liked it. Jun 03, Amruta Joshi rated it liked it.


It is a simply written book, no doubt but there is absolutely nothing new to offer in terms of plot, characters, treatment or climax. For him, for Sweety, and insidiously, for everyone around them. New India is unabashedly itermission wealth and prosperity.

This Women’s Day- Invest in yourself, discover something new, make a new friend, try something for the first time-At the Wholistic leadership retreat for women. Our beautiful author at the Mumbai launch of the book! Harmless compliment or sexual harassment.