Crossings: Stories From Bangladesh and India
Compiled and Translated by Radha Chakravarty
New Delhi: India log publications Pvt. Ltd; July 2003. Tk. 500
The original short stories in Bangla were compiled and translated into one volume by Radha Chakravarty. These are situated within the same cultural context, Bengal, wherein the artificial boundaries are transgressed to combine the writings that unfold the reality in so many varied dimensions of human emotions. All the narratives, echo from within the depth of human psyche that range in myriad shades; the lives of ordinary individuals as they grapple with forces larger than themselves, the tales leave an indelible impression.
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Published in Fall 2010-11