ISBN 9789383098859,The Naxalites

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ISBN 9789383098859

Niyogi Books

Publication Year 2015

ISBN 9789383098859

ISBN-10 9383098856


Number of Pages 156 Pages
Language (English)


A tribute to its namesake, The Naxalites draws inspiration from the Naxalite movement that spread like wildfire in the Calcutta of the seventies, drawing the youth into the mechanics of 'Revolution'. A fictionalized account of a socio-political phenomenon, the book encompasses various aspects of the Naxalite movement, offering a glimpse into the era of violence and political unrest that has left a lasting impression in the minds of generations that followed.

The book captures the essence of the struggle for existence of the have-nots against the oppression of the haves through life-like characters. Written in the form of a novel, the narrative with its cinematic descriptions indeed evokes a moving picture.

About the Author

Khwaja Ahmad Abbas (1914-87) was a prolific political commentator, short story writer, novelist, scriptwriter and a film maker who preferred to call himself a communicator. He published 73 books in English, Hindi and Urdu, including an engaging autobiography and two semi-autobiographical novels, Inquilaband The World is My Village.

Suresh Kohli (born in 1947) is a poet, writer, translator, editor. Literary critic and film historian with more than thirty-five published works including five volumes of poetry and a novel. He is also a short and documentary film-maker. He is presently in Delhi and is working on a long abandoned novel and a collection of short stories.