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Mother Of 1084
Author: Mahasweta Devi
ISBN: 9788170461395
Binding: Paper Back
Publishing Year: 2008
Publisher: Seagull Books
Number of Pages: 130
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INR 399.00
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Written in 1973-74, this sensitive novel deals with the psychological and emotional trauma of a mother who awakens one morning to the shattering news that her beloved son is lying dead in the police morgue, reduced to a mere numeral: corpse no. 1084. This awakening propels her on a journey of discovery, in the course of which, struggling to understand her Naxalite son's revolutionary commitment, she begins to recognize her own alienation, as a woman and wife, from complacent, hypocritical bourgeois society her son had rebelled against.
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