Author: Guru Dayal Singh
Translator(s)/ Editors(s): Vasant Keshav Patil
Publisher: National Book Trust
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788123759623
Written by Jnanpith awardee writer, Gurdial Singh, Parsa is a unique portrayal in Punjabi fiction.
A widower at forty; is estranged from his two elder sons; loses his most beloved son in a police encounter; invokes the wrath of his community by his defiance to abide by the death rituals of his wife.
And much later in his life fathers a son out of wedlock. Parsa, is a celebration of the indomitable human spirit. One of the finest novels of modern Punjabi literature.