Shirina, Rajni, and Jezmeen( The UK-born Punjabi Shergill sisters )—were not close and hardly get along growing up, and now as adults, have grown bigger even further apart. Rajni, a school principal is a taskmaster for order. Jezmeen, a struggling actress( thirty-year-old), fears her big break may never come. Shirina, the peacemaking good and sweet sister married into richness and enjoys a picture-perfect lifecycle.
On her dying stage, their Mum voices one final desire: that her daughters will make a religious journey together to the Amritsar Golden Temple to carry out her final rites. After a trip to country india with her mother long ago, Rajni swear never to return. But she is always been a dedicated daughter, and cannot, even now, refuses her mother’s request. Jezmeen has just been plainly fired from the television job, so the trip to Indian nation is a welcoming break to support her pick up the chunks of her broken career. Shirina’s in-laws are forcing her to make a crucial decision about her married life; time away will assist her decide whether to humbly obey, or to strongly stand up for herself for the initial time line.
Arriving in Indian nation, these sisters will make unpredicted finding about themselves, their mother, and their lives—and grasp the real lifetime tale behind the trip Rajni took with their Mother long ago—a significant route that resulted in Mum never being able to return to India again.
All three Sisters have been assigned with finishing a week pilgrimage to Indian nation on behalf of their mother who literally wanted to go when she was alive. Their Mum organized a list of places for them to visit as she felt that the experience would enhance them in a diversity of manners. Little did she identify just how life-changing this would be for her very lost daughters. True to most novels about sisters, they explore themselves and each other in the procedure.
Themes that are connected to gender inequality, family, tradition, and taking control of one’s life cycle developed an engaging and interesting reading experience that is just as amusing as it is touching. I hope everyone has a chance to read it full-fledged. Check it out!
Three sisters with different outlook, characteristic qualities and life choices who hardly stand each other take a holy journey to Indian nation for make certain the last wishes of their Mum. It seems like the Mum bucket list has a great meaning to bring the sisters back together and work out their past time issues and regrets with each other.
The narrative is about forgiveness, acceptance, love, sisterhood, family but it’s also about exploring yourself by absorbing who you are and easing your wounds by making calmness with your past!
This book really took everyone on an emotional pathway as you got angry, laughed, and cried, you might got frustrated. You found the sister so relatable and so real as you could see a little slice of yourself in each of them. The cultural features of this novel were so interesting. The clash between modern and traditional viewpoints comes out as tricky to navigate.