Sita's Sister

By Kavita Kané

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From the bestselling author of Karna’s Wife, comes this book about Urmila, Sita’s sister and the neglected wife of Lakshman, and one of the most overlooked characters in the Ramayana. As Sita prepares to go into exile, her younger sisters stay back at the doomed palace of Ayodhya, their smiles, hope and joy wiped away in a single stroke. And through the tears and the trage From the bestselling author of Karna’s Wife,...

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May 6th 2015 by Rupa Publications Private Limited

(first published December 1st 2014)

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Quotes From "Sita's Sister"

"Grief demands answers but one doesn't always get them."
"Let me hate you as passionately as I loved you."
"You could always call her secretive, masking her feelings beautifully lest anyone intrude into her inmost realm of hidden thoughts. It was a defense Urmila had evolved since childhood."
"By going with him, I would have simply imposed myself on him; I would have been a distraction. I helped him follow his heart and his greater good."
"Marriage did not hold much interest for Urmila but it was a social discipline she would have to conform to. She would rather seek knowledge instead of a suitor."
"Urmi, as you always do, you promised me a new hope."
"snippets from here and there—she’s old, she tends to digress"
"Privileged did not
mean special; just fortunate. And fortunes could change in a flash"

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