Author: Bhisham Sahni
ISBN/UPC (if available): 014029046X
This interestingly poignant novel is about the terrible events that took place during the partition of India. It is based on actual events, and authentically follows the tragediesthat unfold in the town after a pig, considered unclean by the Muslims, is ground slaughtered on the steps of the local mosque. Read this Winner of the Sahitya AkademiAward to find out what happens next.