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Thunderstorm: Dalit Stories
Ratan Kumar Sambhria
Mridul Bhasin
Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : Nov 15, 2015
Imprint : Hachette India
Page Extent : 256
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9789350097984
Price : 350

About the book

In fifteen stories that are at once grim, wryly ironic, humorous and affecting, acclaimed writer Ratan Kumar Sambhria portrays with rare acuity the injustices rampant in a caste-driven society and the triggers that spark rebellion.

Poverty and greed degrades blood ties, and money plays a dramatic role in changing equations between the oppressor and the oppressed. Yet, love – between men and women, mother and child, a man and his land, and human beings and the animals they nurture – underlies such dark overtones. And integrity and honour shine through in the bleakest moments.

Remarkable for the authenticity of their telling, these deceptively simple stories are narratives of love and anger, hope and fortitude, and subtly negotiate equality in a society inherently marked by inequity.


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Ratan Kumar Sambhria
Dr Ratan Kumar Sambharia was born in village Bharawas in the district of Rewari in Haryana, and has lived and worked in Rajasthan for over thirty-five years. He is the author of five collection...(+)
Mridul Bhasin
A Fulbright scholar with a Master's degree and PhD in English literature, Mridul Bhasin is an acclaimed writer, communications professional and social worker. Her published works include The...(+)