By Ranjit Biswas

A mom watches as her daughter, motive upon cleansing the home, attempts to throw away a adored piece of embroidered textile; a father realizes that age is catching up with him whilst his childrens s plans not contain him; a rape sufferer attempts to settle right into a existence with no her husband; a serf unearths the braveness to face as much as the indignities he has to stand; a complete village is focused because the militia come searching for a unmarried rebel.

As the River Flows brings jointly the various most interesting modern brief tales from Assam which rank in addition to the simplest of Indian literature. With the big variety of types and content material, those tales provide us a glimpse into the lives of these residing beside the Brahmaputra. Spanning from the Nineteen Fifties to the current, this assortment provides an eclectic mixture of recognized tales by means of writers who set the tone of recent Assamese tales as additionally those that have won from their pioneering efforts.

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