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Khauna Mihir°s Mound
Khauna Mihir’s Mound

Khauna Mihir°s Mound

by Bani Basu

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Sahitya Akademi


9788126047574 - Year: 2016 - Pages: 227



Bani Basu

Author: Bani Basu
Translator(s)/ Editors(s): Arunava Sinha
Publisher: Sahitya Akademi
Year: 2016
Language: English
Pages: 227
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788126047574


This Volume is English translation by Arunava Sinha of Bani Basu’s Sahitya Akademi award-winning Bengali novel Khauna Mihirer Dhipi.

The stories of five generations of women in a Kolkata family run eerily in parallel with the legend of Khauna, whose genius was forcibly silenced when her tongue was cut off. Alternating between present-day reality and a reconstructed narrative of the seizure of power by men from women, Khauna Mihir's Mound examines how women continue to have their tongues cut off when they try to tell truths that men find uncomfortable — and their explosive response.

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