Jan 10, 2006 · The author als The Space Between Us is a novel about the relationship between two Indian women, the upper-middle class Serabai, and her lower class servant, Bhima. The lives of these two likable women have parallel experiences that connect them, but there is always that “space between them” due to class differences.
The Space Between Us is the story of two women, their families, their loves, their heartbreaks and their division by class. Bhima is a servant to Sera, and while they have become friends in a sense, they will always be divided by class, and family will always top friendship.
About the Author. Thrity Umrigar is the author of seven novels Everybody’s Son, The Story Hour, The World We Found, The Weight of Heaven, The Space Between Us, If Today Be Sweet, and Bombay Time; a memoir, First Darling of the Morning; and a children’s picture book, When I Carried You in My Belly.
Space Between Us (Umrigar) Bhima, a stoic illiterate hardened by a life of despair and loss, has worked in the Dubash household for more than twenty years. Cursed by fate, she sacrifices all for her beautiful, headstrong granddaughter, Maya, a university student whose education—paid for by Sera—will enable them to escape the slums.
The Space Between Us (novel) Set in present-day Mumbai, India, the novel follows the lives of two women: Serabai Dubash, an upper-middle-class widow, and her domestic servant, Bhima. The pair experience similar situations in their lives: abuse, the death or absence of a husband, a pregnant dependent, and the hope for a better future.
Author: Thrity Umrigar
space bet ween us thrity umrigar F o r t h e r e a l B h i m a BOOK TWO 12 Two months have gone by, Bhima thinks, and between her chin and her chest. A single strand of drool falls on Bhima’s captive hand. The older woman feels herself soften. Maya has been like.
The Space Between Us is an amazing book that I read quickly because I couldn’t put it down. I became invested in the story from the first page, falling in the love with both the story and the characters. This book is also so emotional, and I loved that about it.
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