EXTRAORDINARY STORIES FOR READERS OF EVERY STRIPE.
For centuries, the animal kingdom has captured the Indian imagination. And the land of the Panchatantra and the Jataka Tales continues to give rise to literary masterpieces. Some of the greatest stories in modern Indian literature have animals as protagonists.
In Animalia Indica, Sumana Roy collects the best fiction written about animals from the past hundred years or so. Beginning with Premchand's classic, 'A Tale of Two Bullocks', and taking in its sweep some of the greatest pieces of literary fiction to have originated in India including `Rildci-Tikki-Tavi' by Rudyard Kipling, `Mahesh' by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, 'The Mark of Vishnu' by Khushwant Singh, 'A Horse and Two Goats' by R. K. Narayan, Poonachi' by Perumal Murugan, 'The Crocodile and the Monkey' by Vikram Seth, 'The Reflections of a Hen in Her Last Hour' by Paul Zacharia, 'The Last Tiger' by Ruskin Bond and 'Elephant at Sea' by Kanishk Tharoor, the stories in Animalia Indica are guaranteed to dazzle the reader.
Sumana Roy's first book, How I Became a Tree, was shortlisted for the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize, 2017, and the Tata Literature Live! First Book Award, 2017. Her first novel, Missing, was published in 2018. Out of Syllabus, a book of poems, was published in 2019. She lives in Siliguri.
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