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Rhythms of Darkness

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This is the story of the girl whose name means darkness. A girl from the backwaters of Bengal, who gets swept up in the revolution or at least into the arms of the man who was for her the revolution. Too dark to be marriageable, too dark to dance in plain sight. But not too dark to provide cover for those militant forces infiltrating the villages and working against the go ...more
Published September 29th 2011 by Gyaana Books

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Amandeep Sandhu
Sep 25, 2012 rated it liked it
The cover page of Anjana Basu’s novel Rhythms of Darkness mentions the book as a sequel to her already published fiction Black Tongue.

Rhythms might be a sequel in terms of location and has tenuous links with the earlier book but as far as characters and story goes, it stands in its own light as an independent story.

It is the story of the dark-skinned dancer Shyama Mondal and her relationship with a Maoist. The novel depicts how Shyama dances her way into politics and how she climbs the ladder to
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