ISBN 9789386228499,The Goat Thief

The Goat Thief


Juggernaut Press

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Juggernaut Press


ISBN 9789386228499

ISBN-10 9386228491

Hard Back

Number of Pages 240 Pages
Language (English)

Contemporary Fiction

Perumal Murugan is one of the best Indian writers today. He trains his unsentimental eye on men and women who live in the margins of our society. He tells their stories with deep sympathy and calm clarity. A lonely night watchman falls in love with the ghost of a rape victim. A terrified young goat thief finds himself surrounded by a mob baying for his blood. An old peasant exhausted by a lifetime of labour is consumed by jealousy and driven to an act of total destruction. Set in the arid Kongu landscape of rural Tamil Nadu, these tales illuminate the extraordinary acts that make up everyday lives.