The book was made into a movie in 2003 and then in the year 2008 it was adapted into a play.
According to the author, she had bought that painting when she was nineteen years old, and after that she kept it with her wherever she went for the following sixteen years. She admits that the ambiguous look on the face of the girl in the painting created a very long lasting impression on the author’s mind.
About the Author
Raja Sharma is a retired college lecturer. He has taught English Literature to University students for more than two decades. His students are scattered all over the world, and it is noticeable that he is in contact with more than ninety thousand of his students.