This riveting and expansive novel set in sixteenth-century medieval Bengal draws on the life of the great medieval poet Kabikankan Mukundaram Chakrabarti, whose epic poem Abhayamanga better known a...
Lakshmibai, the Queen of Jhansi, a legendary Indian heroine, led her troops against the British in the uprising of 1857, which is now widely described as the first In... Read More
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Kamala Markandaya (1924–2004; real name Kamala Purnaiya Taylor) was a novelist and journalist. A native of Mysore, Markandaya was a graduate of Madras University, and afterwards published sev
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