MOOM

MOOM

In a Marwari family in Calcutta, the last woman dies. But even after her death, Savitri remains in the house, invisible yet constantly audible. Gradually, the inmates begin to rely on Savitri’s voice to have their lives managed.

One day, Savitri falls silent. Soon afterwards, Moom, a young girl of 11 or 12 mysteriously appears in Agarwal House. And her arrival reveals several secrets.

Title:MOOM
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9788194229438
Format Type:

    MOOM Reviews

  • Padmaja (thebookishtales)

    "Moom" has become one of my favourites of 2020. I loved it very much. It was a fresh, original and a splendid story layered with wit. Read on to know my thoughts about it.It's the story of the Agrawal...

  • Chitra Ahanthem

    Bani Basu's Moom, translated by Arunava Sinha is deceptively written with one intent: beguiling readers into reading  a narrative that looks like it is firmly set within the domestic confines of a Ma...

  • Swathi

    Moom starts off slow giving the background of the Agarwals , a Marwari family settled in Calcutta. Originally from Jodhpur, search for better opportunities got them to Calcutta. Here a girl child born...

  • Smitha Murthy

    I found ‘Moom’ quite by accident when I took a desperate trial Kindle Unlimited subscription to escape my nephew’s request to get him a data science book, which cost a whopping Rs 2,000. (!) But...

  • Mridula Gupta

    'Ladki Dushman'. That's how this story starts. The Agarwals, originally from the Kharak village in Jaipur and currently residing in Calcutta, bleat about their lost fortune all the time. This fortune ...

  • Aditi Bachhawat (islejazz)

    Moom (rhymes with 'roam); as in Moombatti (a wax candle)I have read this book slowly. Taking in chapters, ruminating over the emotions and feelings that emanated in me while reading it. Wondering abou...

  • Srijita

    I get why Moom has such rave reviews. It is easily one of my stellar reads of the year. A part family saga, almost thriller, Moom had me hooked since the very beginning. ______Moom begins with the Agr...

  • Apurva Nagpal

    4⭐️Another translated book that goes directly to my list of favourites✨Moom is the story of a Marwari family living in Calcutta, India. Hridaynarayan nearing the age of 80, his son and daughter ...

  • Visalini Kumaraswamy (selenofolio)

    This book! *sighs* I couldn't comprehend if it's just one such book or an embodiment of emotions buried deep inside. Lemme sigh more. Gosh, Why was I made to read this? Ramji, Kishenji, Durga Maayi, L...

  • Kritika Singh

    Oh my god, this book was like a love - you fall into slowly at first and then stumble head over heels into!To understand a society at any given point of time, the good and the otherwise - that challen...