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Author Name    Prafulla Roy (Author) & John W. Hood (Tr.)

Title   Freedom's Ransom

Binding   Softcover

Book Condition   New

Publisher   New Delhi, India IndiaInk/Roli Books

ISBN    8186939407 / 9788186939406

Seller ID   108482

In rural India, two worlds co-exist in extreme contrast to one another. There is the world of the big landowners, extraordinarily wealthy and hungry for power, and there is the world of the underclass - mostly untouchable landless labourers, toiling for a mere pittance and living in virtual thraldom. Prafulla Roy's contemporary masterpiece, translated here as Freedom's Ransom, encompasses these two worlds as he develops the intertwining story of a rich landholder's quest for political power and the touching tale of a young dalit couple and their dream of freedom from years of bonded labour. With remarkable candour and sensitivity, Prafulla Roy depicts the world of the rural underclass in what is a richly detailed social document, a critique of contemporary India and - as in all his works - a powerful story. Printed Pages: 313.

Freedom's Ransom Prafulla Roy (Author) & John W. Hood (Tr.)

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