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Shashi Deshpande: An Indian Novelist

Shashi Deshpande (b.1938), is an award-winning Indian novelist. She is the second daughter of famous Kannada dramatist and writerShashi Deshpande Shriranga. She was born in Karnataka and educated in Bombay (now Mumbai) and Bangalore. Deshpande has degrees in Economics and Law. When she was living in Mumbai she did a course on journalism at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan and worked for a couple of months as a journalist for the magazine 'Onlooker'.

She published her first collection of short stories in 1978, and her first novel, 'The Dark Holds No Terror', in 1980. She is a winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award for the novel 'That Long Silence'. Her works also include children's books. Read More

Top Selling Books of Shashi Deshpande:

1: A Matter of Time

2: The Dark Holds No Terrors

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