Nirmal Kanti Bhattacharjee & Dipendu Das (Eds)
Title Barbed Wire Fence: Stories of Displacement from the Barak Valley of Assam
Book Condition New
Publisher New Delhi, India Niyogi Books
Seller ID 106539
Barbed Wire Fence: Stories of Displacement from the Barak Valley of Assam is a collection of seventeen short stories that expresses the myriad facets of the immigrant experience of people from present-day Bangladesh who were forced to leave their native land during and after India’s independence and settle, among other places, in the Barak valley of Assam. Some stories explore the anguished sorrow of alienation while others speak of the turmoil of fractured identities. The stories lend a voice to those Bengalis for whom the painful memory of their beloved homeland is further exacerbated by the fact that they are unwanted in Assam. They try to capture the terrifying essence of the brutal struggle for survival; the elemental fight against extreme deprivation, social exploitation and political oppression.Printed Pages: 204.
Barbed Wire Fence: Stories of Displacement from the Barak Valley of Assam Nirmal Kanti Bhattacharjee & Dipendu Das (Eds)