On the Banks of River Sarayu: Untold Stories of the Women of India

On the Banks of River Sarayu: Untold Stories of the Women of India

by Bharati Sen

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Overview

On the Banks of River Sarayu is a compilation of nineteen stories reflecting the lives of hidden individuals, particularly women, living in the lower strata of Indian society. Each story introduces characters who are seemingly ordinary, but test the complex realities of identity, class, gender, and reveal a candid picture of humanity. From hopes and aspirations to disappointments and frustrations, the undercurrent of pathos is reflected in the bittersweet endings. These stories are seemingly simple, but endowed with complexities, delve deeper into the intricacies of human emotion.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781946504487
Publisher: Amphorae Publishing Group, LLC
Publication date: 09/24/2019
Pages: 250
Sales rank: 1,096,418
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

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Bharati Sen originally spent much of her childhood growing up in Myanmar and West Bengal. She completed a master's degree in International Relations in India before moving to the United States. Much of her writing is inspired while living in the city of Kolkata, focusing on ordinary individuals and providing fascinating glimpses into the challenges of being a woman in India. On the Banks of River Sarayu is a collection of short stories detailing the lives of hidden individuals, particularly women, living in the lower strata of Indian society, describing the emotional and raging disparities that often lead to bittersweet endings. Bharati currently lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma with her husband and two sons. She is greatly involved in the Indian community and contributes to local magazines.

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