By Mitra Phukan

A musician by no means learned the reality of the announcing ‘Music is a harsh taskmaster’ until eventually his loved tool exacts the top sacrifice. An untrue husband is baffled: his spouse grows increasingly more excellent until eventually she actually turns into the goddess of lots. A loving mom is of course distraught on the kidnapping of her son by means of insurgents…or is she? And Modon Sur, with the spoils of an entire night’s thievery in tow, reveals himself in a sticky state of affairs on a black amavasya night. 

In this assortment, Mitra Phukan sounds the rhythms of up to date Assamese society, deftly weaving common subject matters of affection, loss and ageing with the various matters dealing with the area: militancy, witchcraft, and the breakdown of conventional methods of lifestyles. Her tales acutely depict people’s struggles to narrate to one another throughout monstrous social gulfs and in the intricacies of kin and love. Intimate, allusive, and wryly saw, A complete Night’s Thievery is a finely drawn portrait of humanity through the most popular literary voices in Assam today. 

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