Each of the twenty-one stories in Brahma's Weapon , carefully selected from the great writer Ashapurna Debi's extensive oeuvre and brilliantly translated from Bengali, highlights the tensions inherent in a society of close-knit and interdependent families. Focusing on the charged relationships between men and women, Ashapurna illuminates every facet of her heroes' lives with the light of her intellect, insight, and compassion. And her hero is the Bengali woman, in many ways the everywoman of a changing world, powerless ...

Brahma's Weapon: Stories 2013, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781492162216

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