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‘A Study of Impact of Losses on Shaping People’s Destiny in Kiran Desai’s Book “The Inheritance of Loss” | Original Article

Willys Sam* Ruchi Mishra Tiwari in Shodhaytan (RNTUJ-STN) | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


Everyone on earth grapples with the inevitable process of losing in life. This Paper presents a Study of Impact of losses that each of the characters had had and their affect on their Personality and Destiny in the book “Inheritance of Loss” by the Booker Prize winner Kiran Desai. Losses in life play a significant role in shaping one’s personality in a negative or a positive way. The characters in the book had to deal with loss at one point or the other in their lives. As life is marked by a variety of losses, some were life changing, some intangible, some insignificant, some irrevocable but some subtle like in the life of Biju Sai, Nimmi, etc.