Author: Kamala Das
Publisher: Orient Longman/Disha
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8125002634
Kamla Das is one of the best , most sensitive writers of short fiction in India today, a perfect artist who captures the complex subtleties of human relationships in the smooth textures of her simple and lyrical idiom. The Sandal Trees and other stories presents an excellent sampling of her work and include her celebrated masterpieces like, the Sandal Trees, the Smell of the Bird, the Boy in Naval Uniform, the Faceless Navigator, Letter from Radha and the Hijras. The stories are beautiful, tragic, evocative and disturbingly thought provoking.