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The English version of stories in this collection, written in Assamese by Jnanpith award winner Indira Goswami, popularly known as Mamoni Raisom Goswami, depict the contemporary situations of Assam. They explore a wide range of themes -- unrest, pain of thwarted passion, blighted hopes, the struggle for existence, vengeance and degeneration of humanity -- characterised by an unusual sensitivity and a felicity of expression.
The stories included in this volume are: The Journey, The Offspring, The Empty Chest, Under the Shadow of Kamakhya, The Beasts, Parasu''s Well, Dwarka and his Gun, and To Break a Begging Bowl.
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The shadow of Kamakhya stories