Give me the Moon (Sahitya Akademi Award Winning Hindi Novel)
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Give me the Moon (Sahitya Akademi Award Winning Hindi Novel)

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Item Code: NAP360
Author: Surendra Verma
Translated by Pramila Garg
Publisher: Sahitya Akademi, Delhi
Language: English
Edition: 2014
ISBN: 9788126041367
Pages: 736
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details 8.5 inch x 5.5 inch
Weight 1 kg
About the Book

Yashoda Sharma, a small town girl became varsha Vashishth to achieve independence from orthodox society. In the process, she alienates her own family. Her struggle leads her to bollywood and she becomes a big star. One hit after other, winning accolades, world fame. She reaches the pinnacle in the professional from a professional high but her personal life remains muddled. She breaks up with Harsh and to overcome her loneliness becomes an unwed mother facing criticism from all quarters.

Here is a story of a woman who broke the shackles of society, to find herself.

About the Author

Surendra Verma (b.1941) did his Masters in Linguistics. He has published over 15 plays, stories and novels. Recipient of Sahitya Akademi Award for Muhje Chand chaiye as well as the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Drama, he is also the author of Surya Ki Paheli Kiran Tak, Quid-e Hayat, Shakuntala Ki Anguthi, Aathvan Sarg, Neend Kyon Raat Bhar Nahi Aati, Rati Ka Kangan (Plays), and Katna Shami Ka Vriksha Padmapankhuri Ki Dhar Se, Do Mardonke Lie Guldasta and Andhere Se Pare (Novels).

Pramila Grag is a former professor of English from Daulat Ram College, Delhi University, With a teaching career of more than 40 years, she has also published a book The Indian Freedom Movement in Indian Fiction. Currently, she teaches communication skills at Auburn University.


Part 1

1The Poison Tree3
2Satrangi Indra Dhanush (A rainbow of seven Colours)10
3Ramji's Cow16
4Circle of Light in the Darkness21
5Accursed Somyamudra26
6After the Third Bell 32
7Each One's Definition of Felicity38
8Friend, Philosopher and Guide50
9A Look of Loading at the Doors and the Walls 59
10Hopeless Case67
11Mumtaz of Shahjahanpur73
12Back in the Captive's Cell with the Same Old Jailor 83
13My Groom is a Colourful Dandy91
14Liye jati hai kahin ek tawakkoo Ghalib' (An Expectation of Mine is Taking me Somewhere, Ghalib)99
15From Shajahanpur to Shahjahanabad109

1Emergence of the Iceberg grom 'Apne Apne Narak'121
2I am in Love131
3You Are Being Watched 147
4My Life's Third Page152
5Ideal Beloved Syndrome-The Shop of Mandi House164
6My Address in a Big City 179
7Will You Cut the Shami Tree with Panjhpankhuri's Edge?197
8Reon Mein Hai Rakshe Umar (The Age's Horse is Speeding)211
9Suicide in Andhernagri224
10Life: An Absurd Play242
11When Fortune Links with Someone in a Tragic Way266
12Personal Definition Of Love 281
13Still How Much Torture300
14Lover of Theatre319
15The Loneliness of a Long Distance Runner142

1Letters in a Strange Language 365
2Varshji's Residence381
3Beautiful Mumbai, Green Mumbai 400
4Sahyadri of Alienation 422
5One's Own Godfathers450
6101, Silver Sand, the Arabian Sea-My Next Door neighbour 469
7The Empire Strikes Back 495
8Varshaji is in the Bathroom 518
9Armano ke Mazaar par Dil ki Shama, The Ecolgy of Cine City 548
10In an As'-Power at Its Peak 579
11Mangalmay Ho Milan Tmhara607
12Killing Fields643
13One Flew Over the Cukoo's Nest 664
14Gloomy Room 690
15Emotional Widow701

The Definition of Love 715
Glossary 729

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