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Shome Dasgupta is an American author of Bengali descent who explores his South Asian roots in this series of fourteen stories, which are mostly set in modern day Kolkata. With hints of magical realism, each story reflects the surrealistic dimensions of a variety of characters visiting India and the engagements with the people they meet there
Paperback, 100 pages
Published May 19th 2017 by Golden Antelope Press
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Holly Simpson Fling
Jul 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
ANKLET AND OTHER STORIES (Golden Antelope Press, 2017) is award-winning poet Shome Dasgupta’s first published collection of short stories; though, he has published many individual stories in literary journals and magazines. From moments that seem mystical to the cultural negotiations of American-Bengali narrators, the influence of other writers (Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Satyajit Ray, Jhumpa Lahiri, etc.) on Dasgupta’s writing is undeniable, yet the stories in this collection have a distinct style ...more
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Shome Dasgupta lives in Lafayette, LA. He is the author of i am here And You Are Gone (Winner Of The 2010 OW Press Fiction Chapbook Contest), The Seagull And The Urn (HarperCollins India, 2013) which has been republished in the UK by Accent Press as The Sea Singer (2016), and Anklet And Other Stories (Golden Antelope Press, 2017). His novel, Pretend I Am Someone You Like, is forthcoming from Unive ...more