1911284118
Paperback:Abandon / Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay ; translated by Arunava Sinha.:2017 Paperback Abandon / Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay ; translated by Arunava Sinha.
Abandon / Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay ; translated by Arunava Sinha.
Author: Bandyopadhyaya, Sangita, 1974-
Author: Sinha, Arunava,
Publication year: 2017
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Sheffield : Tilted Axis Press,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781911284116
Notes:
Translated from the Bengali.
Formerly CIP.
The latest release from the author of }Panty{ follows a woman who runs away from home. A voice to the perpetual conflict between life and art. 'And I struggle to find my place in this dark novel. I yearn for passion and despair for that is what makes good literature while Ishwari seeks a life of joy for herself and her son. A powerful novel from the author of Panty about a woman who runs away from home, seeking to free herself from the shackles of society and familial attachments, and instead devote her attentions to writing a novel. When she realises that her five year old son Roo has followed her, Ishwari struggles with her identity as a mother and the responsibilities that brings, versus the guilty knowledge that she cannot want her own child when his existence requires her to suppress her own dreams. Ishwari and Roo wander the streets at night, looking for a place to stay, until an elderly caretaker takes pity on them and offers them an empty room on the terrace of a guest hous
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