The Elephant Chasers Daughter

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  • Paperback
  • 260 pages
  • The Elephant Chasers Daughter
  • Shilpa Raj
  • English
  • 19 July 2017
  • 8129147696

About the Author: Shilpa Raj

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The Elephant Chasers Daughter Saved by her grandmother from being killed at birth for having been born a female, Shilpa s life took many unexpected turns and twists through her early years She faced abandonment by her mother, the formidable constraints placed on her by her family, and the barbs of village elders bound by hundreds of years of oppressive practices and customs that subjugate women Shilpa is torn between the contrasting lives she leads one of servitude and injustice experienced by her family the other of opportunity and empowerment offered by a good education in a school started by a philanthropist.Just when all seems settled, an unforeseen death under mysterious circumstances shatters whatever stability remains in her life Pulled in opposite directions, and torn between despair and dreams, Shilpa finally makes a choice for her future Is she strong enough to stand up to the people she loves, and pursue what she wants At its heart The Elephant Chaser s Daughter is about hope, when all seems lost Written with raw honesty and grit, this is a deeply moving memoir of a young girl confronting her untouchable status in a caste based society, and her aspirations for modernity.Reviews so far Kirkus Review Shilpa was given the chance to transcend her family history and perhaps her own karma A deft portrayal of a young woman s growth and courageous transformation through education.Sir Ken Robinson Shilpa Raj is a powerful new voice for human dignity and opportunity and against the appalling and demeaning mistreatment of women worldwide An important and deeply affecting book narrated in a moving and intimate style.Sir Ken Robinson, Author and EducatorSri Vishwanath The Elephant Chaser s Daughter unveils the secret of transcendence Shilpa Raj is the future voice for the poor and deprived, uncovering the diamond in the rubble Read her.well known authorVanessa Roth Shilpa s story speaks for millions of families in a way that is immediate, intimate and personal Her book will have a powerful impact on the lives and minds of young people around the world.film director, and winner of Academy AwardMadhu Trehan Shilpa s searing, penetrating honesty in the account of her life will change perspectives and impact every reader It gives hope to the under privileged and sensitizes the privileged.Editor in Chief, Newslaundry.com Read The Elephant Chasers Daughter author Shilpa Raj – scottishhomebakingawards.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “The Elephant Chasers Daughter

  1. Alok Mishra says:

    This is not the first time that a Dalit woman is writing However, this is surely the first ever bold step of writing the things as they are writing a memoir for nothing less than a debut I am impressed with the writing style, the theme and the handling of the narrative by Shilpa She did not let me feel anytime that this is her very first work And now I see why the book has attracted all the positive reviews from the institutions like Kirkus review and eminent personalities The book chroni This is not the first time that a Dalit woman is writing However, this is surely the first ever bold step of writing the things as they are writing a memoir for nothing less than a debut I am impressed with the writing style, the theme and the handling of the narrative by Shilpa She did not let me feel anytime that this is her very first work And now I see why the book has attracted all the positive reviews from the i...

  2. Amit Mishra says:

    Shilpa s book is not just a memoir, this is the work which speaks for those who are almost voiceless En route her exploration to the roots of her family and ancestors, Shilpa digs out the deep rooted troubles and orthodox problems of Indian society The gender discrimination, the class discrimination, the rich and the poor and many other things Her memoir will surely be a landmark in the long road of the Dalit writing in India I really liked reading what she wrote in her very debut work I Shilpa s book is not just a memoir, this is the work which speaks for those who are almost voiceless En route her exploration to the roots of her family ...

  3. Samidha Kalia says:

    Note A review copy was provided in exchange for an honest review All opinions are my own, I would like to thank the author and publisher Review I want to believe that life outlives death Shilpa Raj is a phenomenal writer The tone, setting and imagery in the book is perfect and reading about her life, through her own evocative words made the effectthan real She can transport you to the exact location through her writing.This is a memoir It is filled with specific det...

  4. MRIDULA says:

    From Poverty to PossibilityFrom Invisible to UnstoppableDaughters of destiny, NetflixA memoir can t be judged Hence, I ll put forth the details of the books It s about the author s journey from the life in a small village in Karnataka to a finally getting a Masters Degree in Psychological Counselling, the first one in her village to do so A journey that hasn t been easy And the sacrifices have been numerous The memoir has been written with precision, the persona of each of the characteFrom Poverty to PossibilityFrom Invisible to UnstoppableDaughters of destiny, NetflixA memoir can t be judged Hence, I ll put forth the details of the books It s about the author s journey from the life in a small village in Karnataka to a finally getting a Masters Degree in Psychological Counselling, the first one in her village to do so A journey that hasn t been easy And the sacrifices have been numerous The memoir has been written with precision, the persona of each of the characters has been described, jotting down the tiniest of habit each one had The tone of their voice, the way they walk, their talking style etc makes it easier to live the whole scenario in one s mind These details make the eventslife like It also tells usabout the author s personality and nature She might have had the golden opportunity to dictate her life, but she has always been humble and down to ear...

  5. Privy Trifles says:

    My rating 4.5 5 Have you ever read a book that leaves you with a strange sense of completeness, as if you could have touched the sky, experienced how it felt like being over the moon and then come back to earth Well, I just did and now I will tell you why did this book make me feel like that.It is a memoir, like a lot of other memoirs flooding the markets in the recent few months It is about the struggles of life, like many others you might argue What sets this book apart is the language Br My rating 4.5 5 Have you ever read a book that leaves you with a strange sense of completeness, as if you could have touched the sky, experienced how it felt like being over the moon and then come back to earth Well, I just did and now I will tell you why did this book make me feel like that.It is a memoir, like a lot of other memoirs flooding the markets in the recent few months It is about the struggles of life, like many others you migh...

  6. Sohinee (Poesy In Chrysalis Reviews) says:

    This book can be thought of as a compilation of gleeful days and sorrowful recollection of memories The chapters evinced a mixture of hopefulness, detestation, desire and a craving for being able to decide the fate of one s own life Also, Shilpa Raj gives an insight into the lives of people who are ruled by poverty and are discarded as untouchables by the society and what it truly means to be born in one such family The hardships, the constant despair and piping dreams of achieving the rich This book can be thought of as a compilation of gleeful days and sorrowful recollection of memories The chapters evinced a mixture of hopefulness, detestation, desire and a craving for being able to decide the fate of one s own life Also, Shilpa Raj gives an insi...

  7. Priyanka Mogul says:

    Books don t usually make me cry, but Shilpa s carefully chosen words and her strength in writing this story had me in tears throughout A must read for every Indian who thinks we know anything about the reality of poverty in our country In a land where justice is often bought, poor people can only hope for mercy Unfortunately, mercy, too, comes at a price Who could have ever imagined that the girl in the far corner of the stage once begged on the streets, that the boy in the bl Books don t usually make me cry, but Shilpa s carefully chosen words and her strength in writing this story had me in tears throughout A must read for every Indian who thinks we know anything about the reality of poverty in our country In a land where justice is often bought, poor people can only hope for mercy Unfortunately, mercy, too, comes at a price Who could have ever imagined that the girl in the far corner of the stage once begged on the streets, that the boy in the black tie smartly turning his par...

  8. Nidhi Sharma says:

    The book presents to you as a reader the details of problems which we are facing as a society even in this era of computers and space technology India, which is otherwise a good state to be managed and praised, becomes helpless wh...

  9. Prabhat Ranjan says:

    A crucial book, indeed I have read not a single memoir which holds such details like this one by the young author Shilpa She has given it everything she could and we can see the effects of the same in her book No doubt it ...

  10. Sarita Manna says:

    The very debut success for an author clearly shows the depth and vision Shilpa has done tremendously well in her book and her writing is surely worthy to be commended The way she has turned her personal story into the grief of a certain lot is remarkable I have ...