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By Mitra Phukan

ISBN-10: 9386050633

ISBN-13: 9789386050632

A musician by no means learned the reality of the announcing ‘Music is a harsh taskmaster’ till his cherished tool exacts the top sacrifice. An untrue husband is baffled: his spouse grows a growing number of ideal until eventually she actually turns into the goddess of lots. A loving mom is of course distraught on the kidnapping of her son through 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 latest Assamese society, deftly weaving common topics of affection, loss and ageing with the various matters dealing with the zone: militancy, witchcraft, and the breakdown of conventional methods of existence. Her tales acutely depict people’s struggles to narrate to one another throughout large social gulfs and in the intricacies of relations and love. Intimate, allusive, and wryly saw, A complete Night’s Thievery is a finely drawn portrait of humanity by means of probably the most well-liked literary voices in Assam today. 

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