By Mitra Phukan
A musician by no means discovered the reality of the asserting ‘Music is a harsh taskmaster’ until eventually his liked tool exacts the top sacrifice. An untrue husband is baffled: his spouse grows a growing number of ideal till she actually turns into the goddess of lots. A loving mom is of course distraught on the kidnapping of her son via insurgents…or is she? And Modon Sur, with the spoils of a whole night’s thievery in tow, reveals himself in a sticky state of affairs on a black amavasya night.
In this assortment, Mitra Phukan sounds the rhythms of up to date Assamese society, deftly weaving common issues of affection, loss and aging with many of the matters dealing with the quarter: militancy, witchcraft, and the breakdown of conventional methods of lifestyles. Her tales acutely depict people’s struggles to narrate to one another throughout significant social gulfs and in the intricacies of family members and love. Intimate, allusive, and wryly saw, A complete Night’s Thievery is a finely drawn portrait of humanity by means of some of the most in demand literary voices in Assam today.
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