Goat Thief

01 April 2018

Perumal Murugan

Translated from Tamil by N Kalyan Raman

A lonely watchman falls in love with the ghost of a rape victim. A terrified young goat-thief is cornered by a bloodthirsty mob. An old peasant, exhausted by a lifetime of labour, is consumed by jealousy and driven to an act of destruction.

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