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New PDF release: A Full Night's Thievery: Stories

By Mitra Phukan

A musician by no means discovered the reality of the announcing ‘Music is a harsh taskmaster’ till his loved software exacts the top sacrifice. An untrue husband is baffled: his spouse grows an increasing number of ideal until eventually she actually turns into the goddess of lots. A loving mom is of course distraught on the kidnapping of her son by means of insurgents…or is she? And Modon Sur, with the spoils of an entire night’s thievery in tow, unearths himself in a sticky scenario on a black amavasya night. 

In this assortment, Mitra Phukan sounds the rhythms of latest Assamese society, deftly weaving common subject matters of affection, loss and aging with a few of the concerns dealing with the area: militancy, witchcraft, and the breakdown of conventional methods of existence. Her tales acutely depict people’s struggles to narrate to one another throughout large social gulfs and in the intricacies of relatives and love. Intimate, allusive, and wryly saw, A complete Night’s Thievery is a finely drawn portrait of humanity through some of the most well known literary voices in Assam today. 

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