Dave or a Man


Ramkumar Mukhopadhyay


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LiFi Publications Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2014


ISBN-10 9382536620

Paper Back

Edition FIRST
Number of Pages 157 Pages
Language (English)
Weight (grms) 160

The stories offer a unique peek into rural and cultural landscapes of Bankura district, Purulia, Bengal, presenting a glimpse into the life of ordinary people in varying socio-cultural settings.


The tales reflect the mind and mood of the land by probing themes and everyday affairs even while providing a peep into the charm of the natural landscape. They explore the concerns, hopes and expectations of common people with an uncommon lust for life. The narratives unfold some unforgettable characters like old, bed-ridden Panchanan Karmakar, papad-seller Bhootnath Chowki, Satu's mother and Sakhina who negotiate their daily matters in different ways.

Ramkumar Mukhopadhyay

Ramkumar Mukhopadhyay, born in 1956 in Kolkata, has authored several novels, collections of short stories, travelogues, essays in Bengali. He did his Masters in English from the University of Calcutta and his Ph.D from Jadavpur University. Presently he is Director, Publishing Department, Visva-Bharati University. He is also a member of the Executive Board, Sahitya Akademi and President, Bharatiya Bhasha Parishad. Winner of Ananda Puraskar, Kusumanjali Award, Bankimchandra Smriti Puraskar, Katha Award etc, he has been translated into various languages. He has represented the country as a writer in a number of international conferences.