Meet Akhila: forty-five and single, an income-tax clerk, and a woman who has never been allowed to live her own life - always the daughter, the sister, the aunt, the provider - until the day she gets herself a one-way ticket to the seaside town of Kanyakumari. In the intimate atmosphere of the all-women sleeping car - the 'Ladies Coupe' - Akhila asks the five women the question that has been haunting her all her adult life: can a woman stay single and be happy, or does she need a man to feel complete?
This wonderfully atmospheric, deliciously warm novel takes the reader into the heart of women's lives in contemporary India, revealing how the dilemmas that women face in their relationships with hunsbands, mothers, friends, employers and children are the same world over.
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six ladies, six different lives one journey.User Review - Akruti Baljekar - Flipkart
Anita Nair, an author who takes you on a memorable journey..a book that takes helps you look at life from a woman's perspective, there are things which are unsaid..which remain deep within..the book leaves you with a feeling of respect for women. Read full review
Review: Ladies CoupéUser Review - Upasana Saraf - Goodreads
A good collection..well written and insightful! Read full review