Author:Tanuja Chandra


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Bijnis Woman: Stories of Uttar Pradesh Told by My Mausis, Buas, Chachas

By: Tanuja Chandra

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin Ananda/Prakash Books: 2017

Seller ID: 112296

ISBN: 0143427997

Condition: New

A masaledaar mix of fact and fiction, action and emotion, drama and passion—these strange, funny, intriguing tales from small-town Uttar Pradesh have been passed orally from one generation to the next. They are likely to make one exclaim, ‘This couldn’t have happened!’ even as the narrators swear they are nothing but pure fact. The bizarre chronicle of a lazy daughter-in-law, the court clerk who loved eating chaat, two cousins inseparable even in death, a blind teacher who fell in love with a woman with beautiful eyes and other wild tales from Bareilly, Lucknow, Hapur, Badaun, Sapnawat... View more info