Author: Meera KantTranslator(s)/ Editors(s): Ranjana KaulPublisher: RupaYear: 2011Language: EnglishPages: 213ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788129117809
This book is an insightful collection of tales based on themes as varied as the suffering of women to the alienation of Kashmiri diaspora. The characters are ordinary people; simple, yet their lives are complicated due to situations beyond their control. Their stories strike an instant chord with the reader. The author skillfully brings out their suppressed anger and helplessness. Compelling readers to view life itself with a fresh perspective.ABOUT THE TRANSLATOR: Ranjana Kaul teaches English at Delhi University and has translated the works of many Hindi and Kashmiri writers.
1. The Bride’s Alley 2. Dhampur 3. The Omnipresent Maulshree 4. Hyphen 5. Saplings of Fear 6. Offerings of Memories 7. Reverse Whistle 8. Paper Bastion 9. Pandemic