This is a book that reads like an autobiography. It follows a woman in prison for a crime she has no memory of committing.
With ‘Palace of Illusions’, Chitra twisted the Indian epic Mahabharata and brought to the fore Draupadi’s life.
Virginia Woolf perhaps exemplified the voice of the woman in the 20th century. This book talks of the Ramsay family and their inherent intricacies.
This story talks of a woman, Emma Bovary, who is bored of her marriage and seeks excitement outside of it.
All of Jane Austen’s books have female protagonists who depict their female worlds in beautiful words, but this does it more than the others.
This book is the journey of an English woman, Lucy Snowe, who flees her tragic past in England to settle down in a French boarding school.
This is a book that features only (except one) female characters. It tells the story of multiple family who return to their roots in Istanbul.
This book gives voice to a marginalized community even within the female community – the non heterosexual females.
Although Hosseini uses a third person voice, he really gives the perspectives of two brilliant, resilient and wonderful women, namely Mariam and Laila.
This gothic romance follows our protagonist, a poor woman who falls in love with a charming and wealthy widower.