A Tale from the Dale, a heart-touching novel, has been vividly revealing the hardship of poor village people living in one unknown corner of the world. Here the people struggle for life, a morsel of food. Under their sordid poverty they were dreaming for love, hope and desire; creating literature as well as challenging against the struggle of life. Prasanta, a village boy living in the past reveries, loved Shewali during his high school and college days. In due course of time she got married to Jibonda, a lover of poetry and human being. But, just after two and half years of the brief, happy moments of her wedded life, she lost her beloved. Prasanta wondered how Shewali would spend her lonely life. Loneliness is horrible! How it torments! What a stark reality! Every page of the novel is full of tears and strife of human life and more...