CONTENTS:- Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. The Parsi Ethos; 3. Buoyant Women; 4. Partition Revisited; 5. The Cultural Difference; 6. Conclusion; Select Bibliography; Index.
This book presents an in-depth study of the novels of Bapsi Sidhwa, the first and the finest English-language novelist of Pakistan. It shows how she has woven the three main strands –the ‘Cultural Differences’ into her narratives centring around women. The Parsi, the Punjabi, the Pakistan and the American perspectives Crow Eaters, The Pakistani Bride, Ice-Candy-Man and An American Brat respectively, have also been brought out with emphasis on the literary aspects of Sidhwa’s art.