Boy, Unloved

31 March, 2024

Damodar Mauzo

Translated by Jerry Pinto

Damodar Mauzo’s novel, translated from Konkani, follows a child growing up in immense isolation with a cruel father, in Goa. As he stumbles upon ways to circumvent loneliness, through reading and friendship, the book explores how his childhood continues to shape him.

Speaking Tiger, Rs 499, 360 pages