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Abhimanyu Kumar

A slickly produced work of non-fiction

The impact of his work over Tamil literature and culture has been huge, the author notes and shows how.

12 Aug 2018 12:47 AM

Lacks objective analysis, more akin to a fiction

The other chief fault of the book is that it is a hagiography couched as history. Mookerjee is Roy’s hero and he can see no fault in him.

06 May 2018 6:38 AM

Sublime poetry with stunning metaphors

As Roy writes, “Women, unlike men, are called at their workplace for example, over the missing sock of a child.

01 Apr 2018 1:30 AM

Empathy, morality: Traits of a civilised nation

The barbarians are not the ISIS then, despite the external barbarity they demonstrate.

10 Sep 2017 2:33 AM

A rich insight into Ambedkar’s mind

This makes it specially important to consider the contribution made by the book to this debate.

02 Jul 2017 3:54 AM