Diddi: Hamari Maa Shivani, by Ira Pandey (Book Review)

Shivani, to me, is an author who could say things very deep, even while talking of stories that are, say, next door. I have read some of her novels, and some memoirs that she wrote later. But even with them, you don’t get that picture of Shivani that Ira talks about here. While on one hand she claims that she herself does not know the real Shivani and is still searching for her complete personality through her stories, she has been able to present a picture of her celebrated mother that the outside world does not know.
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