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Herbert is bathed in glory. From less than zero to starry heights--what an apotheosis. The wheel of fortune turns again, all too soon Legendary, scathingly satiric, wildly energetic, deeply tender, Herbert is an Indian masterwork.
Read more Read less. Featuring a young man with an open channel to the dead who drinks and grieves to excess, it is a mosaic of manic and immersive episodes. It is a spinning drunken stumble through a city that feels menacingly sensual.
Banerjee's acrobatic translation is both enormously fun and true to the radical content. Harbart is prophetic of this tradition to come.
An astonishing novel, zany, terrifying, and liberating in equal measure, by a writer who was a visionary. He was the only child of the acclaimed actor and playwright Bijon Bhattacharya and the writer and activist Mahashweta Devi. The author of a dozen major novels, the most famous of which is Herbert , he was also a poet.
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Nabarun Bhattacharya Books
Nabarun Bhattacharya 23 June — 31 July was an Indian Bengali writer who was committed to a revolutionary and radical aesthetics. He was born at Baharampur Berhampur , West Bengal. He was the only child of actor and playwright Bijon Bhattacharya and writer and activist Mahashweta Devi. Versatile filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak was his great uncle. His novel, Herbert , was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award , and adapted into a film of the same name in , by Suman Mukhopadhyay. Their only child Tathagata is a Delhi-based journalist. In an interview, Nabarun had said that once he used to be a hardline communist but was no longer so.
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