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Brahma's Weapon


Brahma's Weapon( )
Author: Debi, Ashapurna
Translator: Gupta, Prasenjit
Introduction by: Lahiri, Jhumpa
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.95
Book Description:

Each of the twenty-one stories in Brahma's Weapon, carefully selected from the great writer Ashapurna Debi's extensive oeuvre and brilliantly translated from Bengali, highlights the tensions inherent in a society of close-knit and interdependent families. Focusing on the charged relationships between men and women, Ashapurna illuminates every facet of her heroes' lives with the light of her intellect, insight, and compassion. And her hero is the Bengali woman, in many...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.74 Inches
Book Weight:1.13 Pounds
Author Biography
Debi, Ashapurna (Author)
Jhumpa Lahiri was born in London, England on July 11, 1967. She received a B.A. in English literature from Barnard College in 1989, and a M.A. in English, a M.A. in Creative Writing, a M.A. in Comparative Studies in Literature and the Arts, and a Ph.D. in Renaissance Studies from Boston University.

Lahiri taught creative writing at Boston University and the Rhode Island School of Design. Her debut work, Interpreter of Maladies, won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 2000. She has also won the PEN/Hemmingway Award, an O. Henry Award, The New Yorker's best debut of the year award, and an Addison Metcalf award. Her other works include The Namesake, which was made into a movie in 2007, Unaccustomed Earth, and The Lowland, which won 2015 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature.


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