Black River

01 December 2022

Nilanjana S. Roy

A noir novel set in Teetarpur village, a few hours from Delhi, that begins with the murder of an eight-year-old girl. It explores, through her father, Chand, and the other main characters, violence against women, grief, familial relationships, religion and friendship in myriad ways.

Context, Westland, Rs 799, 330 pages