Tuesday, September 19, 2006

The Man from Chinnamasta

"Through a powerful portraiture of disquiet, suffering and shocked conscience, this novel delineates the horror and cruelty of animal sacrifice. Goswami startles the reader out of habitual indifference to this issue with her sensitive explications of various aspects of the Kamakhya myth.
Indira Goswami, who also writes under the pen name of Mamoni Raisom Goswami, is an Asomiya writer par excellence who was conferred India's highest literary honour, the Jnanpith Award, in 2000."
"While dealing with a sensitive subject like animal sacrifice, (Indira Goswami) entirely depends on reason, thoughtful analysis, and concurrence of the scriptures." - Dr Prafulla Kotoky.
Katha takes great pleasure in inviting you to the launch of its latest release, "The Man from Chinnamasta," by Jnanpith Award Winner Indira Goswami
Apeejay Pvt Ltd.'s Oxford Bookstore,
Statesman House,
Connaught Place,
14B, Barakamba Road,
New Delhi
6.30 PM on Friday, the 22nd September, 2006.
Shri K Jayakumar, Secretary of the Department of Culture will launch the book and preside over the function, which includes an interactive session with the author following the launch. Meenakshi Thakur will be presenting excerpts from the book.
We're looking forward to having you with us.


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