By Mitra Phukan
A musician by no means learned the reality of the asserting ‘Music is a harsh taskmaster’ until eventually his loved tool exacts the top sacrifice. An untrue husband is baffled: his spouse grows increasingly more excellent till she actually turns into the goddess of lots. A loving mom is of course distraught on the kidnapping of her son by means of insurgents…or is she? And Modon Sur, with the spoils of an entire night’s thievery in tow, unearths himself in a sticky scenario on a black amavasya night.
In this assortment, Mitra Phukan sounds the rhythms of up to date Assamese society, deftly weaving common topics of affection, loss and getting old with a number of the concerns dealing with the area: militancy, witchcraft, and the breakdown of conventional methods of existence. Her tales acutely depict people’s struggles to narrate to one another throughout immense 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 through probably the most widespread literary voices in Assam today.
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