Under the Mango Tree
Genre – Classic
Ratings – 5/5
This novella nicely portrait life journey of many women.
Mango tree usually takes ten year to flourish facing many harsh seasons and with great difficulties. But once it becomes a bushy tree, it gives tons of yummy mangoes for years and years.
As mango tree is a central theme here. It is nicely used as a part of story and also in a symbolic way.
Truly depicting a journey of a woman and also a journey of true love.
Diya Nair – a girl who lives in Delhi got married with a small town guy Rajagopal as her family wanted her to marry with that guy. She left her love Aditya.
Rude and dominant Rajagopal didn’t treat her well and she was facing a harsh season of her life.
She was combating with harsh situations with hope like a mango tree to flourish one day.
⚡ Season which lasts a decade end as she met Aditya again after 10 years.
Their love got flourished again.
But this time, she was mother of two children.
Will it be easy for her leave all behind ???
The acid test of her morals.
Overall this story nicely shows a woman’s struggle in male dominated society as well as how magically she can balance between her desire and her responsibility.
It is a good classic read giving good messages, portrait what lacks in our advanced society and also end on a good note giving a very strong message to society.
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