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Interview with Indrapramit Das

by on Jul 29, 2011 in Interviews | 0 comments

Interview with Indrapramit Das, author of “The Widow and the Xir”. Stephanie Jacob:  “The Widow and the Xir” is both lyrically beautiful and emotionally compelling. It is a striking fantasy but also an engaging love story.  Sanih, after losing her husband, is unable to place...

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The Widow and the Xir

by on Jul 27, 2011 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

by Indrapramit Das Namir watches his wife and son as they sift baking salt-pans under the sun. They help gather the wet mounds of white clay that will be turned to dry powder later. If they see him, they will avert their eyes. If he comes any closer, they will flee in fear and alert the...

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