By Mitra Phukan
A musician by no means learned the reality of the announcing ‘Music is a harsh taskmaster’ until eventually his liked device exacts the top sacrifice. An untrue husband is baffled: his spouse grows a growing number of excellent until eventually she actually turns into the goddess of lots. A loving mom is of course distraught on the kidnapping of her son by way of insurgents…or is she? And Modon Sur, with the spoils of a whole night’s thievery in tow, reveals himself in a sticky scenario on a black amavasya night.
In this assortment, Mitra Phukan sounds the rhythms of latest Assamese society, deftly weaving common subject matters of affection, loss and growing old with a number of the matters dealing with the area: militancy, witchcraft, and the breakdown of conventional methods of lifestyles. Her tales acutely depict people’s struggles to narrate to one another throughout giant social gulfs and in the intricacies of kin and love. Intimate, allusive, and wryly saw, A complete Night’s Thievery is a finely drawn portrait of humanity by way of some of the most sought after literary voices in Assam today.
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