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Blossoms in the Graveyard

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Jnanpith Awardee Birendra Kumar Bhattacharyya has told the story with a fine understanding of all the issues involved, in a non partisan way. Though fiction, it deals with events and issues of recent history. The echoes from that time reverberate across the entire subcontinent even today, making this a work of contemporary significance.
Paperback, 192 pages
Published October 20th 2016 by Niyogi Books (first published 2016)
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Blossoms in the graveyard
By Birendra Kumar Bhattacharya

Mehrunnisa- a beautiful, young, dependent and emotionally weak girl is deeply affected by the freedom struggle of Bangladesh. She loses her family, friends, her love and becomes a destitute. But she is then tried to be safeguarded by a few Bangla men. But due to attacks she is captured and loses her chastity. When she eventually wishes to die, a deep silent fire inside her wants to avenge the reasons for her current state. But
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Nov 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
The blood of beast is always in man- Leo Tolstoy (Imp the Crust).

'Blossoms in the Graveyard "is a story set in the tumultuous period when East Pakistan was on the verge of becoming Bangladesh. Mehr, a young girl, from a village of East Pakistan narrates her journey which strikes the inner chords of the readers’ heart. The pain she suffers, her cries of agony reverberates in the entire book which speaks particularly of the women of that country. Mehr speaks out against the injustices and she
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