'Shamsuddin's Grave' by Paromita Goswami deals with the saga of migration towards big cities against the backdrop of the Guwahati floods and mirrors the protagonist, Lathika's own wrecked personal life as well. This book is part of #Tornadogiveaway 2.
Author: Paromita Goswami
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Latika's wrecked personal front leaves her completely shattered. So when her ailing father reveals his desire to go back home, she doesn't think twice and moves to her hometown. She joins an NGO and comes across a teenager rape victim. Much against her TL, Debjyoti's wish she sets out to trace the girl with Shamsuddin's help. Will she succeed or end up in big trouble?
Shamsuddin, a daily labourer, somehow manages to thrive in the city. Meanwhile, flood devastates his house in the village. His family takes refuge in a relative's place where his wife has a tough time resisting to the advances of her brother-in-law. Can Shamsuddin arrange for an accommodation before it is too late?
Set in Guwahati amid the backdrop of flood and ethnic turmoil, "Shamsuddin's Grave", is the story of migration towards big cities for a better life.
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About The Author
Paromita Goswami is an India based freelance writer and blogger. She also writes for various travel magazines. After a successful career in marketing in Delhi, she finally switched to writing full time in 2009. She was born in Shillong and spent her growing years in North-east India before moving to Delhi. She has a strong insight into the issues of the people in the North-east, which she successfully highlighted in her debut novel, Shamsuddin’s Grave. She is a big fan of Indian classic and loves to spend her time with her pets and family.
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