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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 an impressive musical historical past and the haunting and undying ragas that sweep throughout the pages, Mitra Phukan offers the bold sitarist Kaushik Kashyap, already a ‘name’, who excursions the realm together with his appealing Italian pupil; 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 fall down to autumn, the characters come to a deeper realizing of themselves as their lives swap dramatically and eternally. via turns critical, deeply relocating and totally irreverent, Mitra Phukan’s eye for aspect, her great wisdom of Hindustani track 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 objectives of today’s youngsters... all discover a position within the novel.” — The Hindu

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

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