01 January 2018

Kiran Nagarkar

Kiran Nagarkar’s seventh novel is about a young woman, Jasoda, who escapes a drought-stricken land with her children and travels to a city by sea. She experiences hardship and hunger, as well as a range of unexpected circumstances, which force her to commit brutal acts of violence and adopt a new morality in order to survive.

Fourth Estate, 272 pages, Rs 599