Author:K.R. Meera

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Hangwoman

By: K.R. Meera

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2014

Seller ID: 103380

ISBN: 0670086541

Condition: New


The Grddha Mullick family bursts with marvellous tales of hangmen and hangings in which they figure as eyewitnesses to the momentous events that have shaped the history of the subcontinent. When twenty-two-year-old Chetna Grddha Mullick is appointed the first woman executioner in India, assistant and successor to her father, her life explodes under the harsh lights of television cameras. When the day of the execution arrives, will she bring herself to take a life? Meera’s spectacular imagination turns the story of Chetna’s life into an epic and perverse coming-of-age tale. The lurid plea... View more info