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By Mitra Phukan

ISBN-10: 1531813941

ISBN-13: 9781531813949

ISBN-10: 938101700X

ISBN-13: 9789381017005

ISBN-10: 9385932446

ISBN-13: 9789385932441

4 musicians, whose lives intersect within the small mofussil city at the banks of the Brahmaputra. opposed to the backdrop of a powerful musical background and the haunting and undying ragas that sweep in the course of the pages, Mitra Phukan offers the formidable sitarist Kaushik Kashyap, already a ‘name’, who excursions the realm along with his appealing Italian scholar; Nomita the shy, small- city vocalist, whom Kaushik’s mom and dad have selected for him; Nomita’s Guruma, the attractive, calm Sandhya Senapati and her good-looking husband, who appear to be hiding deep, darkish secrets and techniques. because the eventful monsoon months collapse to autumn, the characters come to a deeper knowing of themselves as their lives swap dramatically and eternally. via turns critical, deeply relocating and totally irreverent, Mitra Phukan’s eye for aspect, her monstrous wisdom of Hindustani track and her profound figuring out of human nature come jointly during this splendidly evocative novel.

“The duality among spirituality and materialism... old-world photographs and glossy performers, a gradual satire at the objectives of today’s youngsters... all discover a position within the novel.” — The Hindu

“A mild and leisurely novel, with a minimalist yet unique plot, and an environment of unhurried musicality.” —Seven Sisters publish “... an insightful peek into the multifacted lives of Hindustani classical song singers.” — Anjana Basu, Women’s Web

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