The Sickle

28 February 2021

The Sickle

Anita Agnihotri

Translated by Arunava Sinha 

This novel mixes fiction with real-life scenarios, with several vignettes hinging around the lives of farmers in Maharashtra. It looks at droughts, farmer suicides, sexual assault and female foeticide, and ends with the 2018 march by farmers in Maharashtra.

Juggernaut, Rs 599, 280 pages