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By Mitra Phukan

4 musicians, whose lives intersect within the small mofussil city at the banks of the Brahmaputra. opposed to the backdrop of a powerful musical history and the haunting and undying ragas that sweep during the pages, Mitra Phukan provides the bold sitarist Kaushik Kashyap, already a ‘name’, who excursions the realm together with his attractive Italian scholar; Nomita the shy, small- city vocalist, whom Kaushik’s mom and dad have selected for him; Nomita’s Guruma, the gorgeous, calm Sandhya Senapati and her good-looking husband, who appear to be hiding deep, darkish secrets and techniques. because the eventful monsoon months crumple to autumn, the characters come to a deeper figuring out of themselves as their lives swap dramatically and without end. via turns critical, deeply relocating and totally irreverent, Mitra Phukan’s eye for element, her giant wisdom of Hindustani song and her profound knowing of human nature come jointly during this splendidly evocative novel.

“The duality among spirituality and materialism... old-world pictures and smooth performers, a gradual satire at the goals of today’s youngsters... all discover a position within the novel.” — The Hindu

“A mild and leisurely novel, with a minimalist yet precise plot, and an environment of unhurried musicality.” —Seven Sisters publish “... an insightful peek into the multifacted lives of Hindustani classical tune singers.” — Anjana Basu, Women’s Web

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