Author:Asim Mukhopadhyay

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Half Man: A Novel on the Naxal Movement

By: Asim Mukhopadhyay

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Niyogi Books: 2019

Seller ID: 1203669

ISBN: 9789386906977

Condition: New


Asim Mukhopadhyay’s Half Man goes to the very heart of the Naxalite Movement in Bengal, with special emphasis on the infamous Cossipore-Baranagar massacres in north east Calcutta in August 1971. The novel also focuses on the horrifying repression of lakhs of displaced people in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra during the Narmada Bachao Andolan in Gujarat. In the novel, the massacres are witnessed by an innocent village youth of south Bengal, semi-literate but intelligent and wise beyond his years through his experiences, poor but courageous, who is tortured, humiliated, thrown out of his villa... View more info