One Part Woman (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Tamil
Antal sidor
256
Utgivningsdatum
2019-07-25
Förlag
Pushkin Press
Översättare
Aniruddhan Vasudevan
Originalspråk
Tamil
Medarbetare
Macaulay, Laura (ed.)
Dimensioner
193 x 156 x 17 mm
Vikt
202 g
ISBN
9781782275466

One Part Woman

Häftad,  Tamil, 2019-07-25
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A vibrant fable of marriage, caste and social convention from one of the most exciting voices in contemporary Indian fiction 'Unexpected and moving' Amitava Kumar, author of Immigrant, Montana 'A major Indian writer' New York Times 'A captivating story of love and desire' Vivek Shanbhag, author of Ghachar, Ghochar Kali and Ponna are perfectly content in their marriage, apart from one thing. They are unable to conceive. With local gossip and family disapproval mounting, the increasingly desperate couple consider a more drastic plan. They will attend the annual chariot festival, a celebration of the half-male, half-female god Maadhorubaagan. For one night, the rules of marriage are relaxed, and consensual sex between unmarried men and women is overlooked, for all men are considered gods.Could this be the opportunity that they've been searching for?
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Perumal Murugan is an Indian author and professor of Tamil literature. He has written six novels and four collections each of short stories and poetry. His best-known novel One Part Woman, highly controversial in India, won the ILF Samanvay Basha Samman, and Aniruddhan Vasudevan's English rendering won the Translation Prize from India's National Academy of Letters.