Author:Amitava Kumar

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Husband of a Fanatic

By: Amitava Kumar

Price: $6.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023433

ISBN: 0143031899

Condition: New


In the summer of 1999, while the Kargil War was being fought, Amitava Kumar married a Pakistani Muslim. That event led to a process of discovery that made Kumar examine the relationship not only between India and Pakistan but also between Hindus and Muslims inside India. The result is this fiercely personal essay on the idea of the enemy. Written with complete honesty and with no claims to journalistic detachment, this book chronicles the complicity that binds the writer to the rioter. Unlike both the fundamentalists and the secularists, Kumar finds—or makes—utterly human those whom he op... View more info

Porcelain and Other Stories

By: Santosh Kumar Ghosh (Author), Amitava Ray (Tr.)

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Sahitya Akademi: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 900958

ISBN: 8126021217


PRINTED PAGES: 134. View more info