Author: Chandrasekhar Kambar
Translator: Laxmi Chandrashekar
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8187649356
A gothic novel of magnificent proportions from a master wordsmith of India, one of India's finest voices today.
Intrigue, intricacies, strange obsessions, impulsive desire, love and hatred for all reasons and seasons. A Woman who refuses to be touched. A woman who yearns to be touched. And a woman who almost is. All in a gothic novel of magnificent proportions. From a master wordsmith of India, Chandrasekhar Mamba - recipient of the Padma Shri for Literature - one of India's finest voices today, comes Katha's first novel, in a special translation.
Definitely a book to explore. Enjoy!
LAXMI CHANRASHEKAR, a post graduate in English from the Universities of Mysore and Leeds, teaches English at the NMKRV College for Women in Bangalore. An active member of Samudaya, a leading progressive theater group using theatre as an instrument of social change, she has performed lead roles in many of their productions apart from acting in a number of popular television serials. She translates from Kannada to English and her translations have been published in prominent collections and literary journals. A recipient of the Commendation Award in the All India Translation Contest conducted by the British Council in collaboration with Katha, Laxmi writes a weekly column on theatre for the English daily The Hindu.