Mitra Phukan's A Monsoon of Music PDF

By Mitra Phukan

ISBN-10: 1531813941

ISBN-13: 9781531813949

ISBN-10: 938101700X

ISBN-13: 9789381017005

ISBN-10: 9385932446

ISBN-13: 9789385932441

4 musicians, whose lives intersect within the small mofussil city at the banks of the Brahmaputra. opposed to the backdrop of a powerful musical historical past and the haunting and undying ragas that sweep throughout the pages, Mitra Phukan offers the bold sitarist Kaushik Kashyap, already a ‘name’, who excursions the realm together with his attractive Italian scholar; Nomita the shy, small- city vocalist, whom Kaushik’s mom and dad have selected for him; Nomita’s Guruma, the gorgeous, calm Sandhya Senapati and her good-looking husband, who appear to be hiding deep, darkish secrets and techniques. because the eventful monsoon months fall down to autumn, the characters come to a deeper knowing of themselves as their lives swap dramatically and endlessly. via turns severe, deeply relocating and completely irreverent, Mitra Phukan’s eye for aspect, her big wisdom of Hindustani song and her profound knowing of human nature come jointly during this splendidly evocative novel.

“The duality among spirituality and materialism... old-world photographs and sleek performers, a gradual satire at the pursuits of today’s youngsters... all discover a position within the novel.” — The Hindu

“A mild and leisurely novel, with a minimalist yet unique plot, and an environment of unhurried musicality.” —Seven Sisters publish “... an insightful peek into the multifacted lives of Hindustani classical track singers.” — Anjana Basu, Women’s Web

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