Author: Prajapati Sah
Publisher: Sahitya Akademi
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8172018266
A Sahitya Akademi award winner, this novel is set in the feudal setting of the rural western Uttar Pradesh, and straddles a period which has as its pivotal the attainment of political freedom. The novel ends by placing a big question mark on the values resurrected by a new political class.