01 October 2020

Leesa Gazi

Translated by Shabnam Hadiya

Published as Rourob in 2010, Leesa Gazi’s novel follows Lovely, who loves the idea of wandering the streets of Dhaka but cannot because of her mother’s strict rules. On her fortieth birthday, she goes to a market alone, and the novel unfurls at a dizzying pace between her internal conversations and adventures.

Eka, Westland, Rs 399, 204 pages