By Mitra Phukan
A musician by no means learned the reality of the asserting ‘Music is a harsh taskmaster’ till his cherished device exacts the top sacrifice. An untrue husband is baffled: his spouse grows progressively more ideal until eventually she actually turns into the goddess of lots. A loving mom is of course distraught on the kidnapping of her son by means of insurgents…or is she? And Modon Sur, with the spoils of an entire night’s thievery in tow, reveals himself in a sticky state of affairs on a black amavasya night.
In this assortment, Mitra Phukan sounds the rhythms of latest Assamese society, deftly weaving common topics of affection, loss and getting old with many of the concerns dealing with the sector: militancy, witchcraft, and the breakdown of conventional methods of lifestyles. Her tales acutely depict people’s struggles to narrate to one another throughout immense social gulfs and in the intricacies of relatives and love. Intimate, allusive, and wryly saw, A complete Night’s Thievery is a finely drawn portrait of humanity by means of essentially the most renowned literary voices in Assam today.
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