Sudhamoy, the head of the family strongly believes that his homeland will never let him down, and his wife Kiranmayee stands by him. This title made Taslima Nasrin flee her country, Bangladesh, due to alleged death threats, and live in exile. Sudhamoy believes with a naive mix of optimism and idealism that his motherland will not let him down.Their son, Suranjan, who always believed that nationalism would always be stronger than communalism, will be eventually disappointed. Written as a response to anti-Hindu riots that erupted in Bangladesh as a result of Babri Masjid disaster in India in 1992, the book was banned in her country. 0143419218 Brand New, Choose Expedited shipping for GUARANTEED delivery within 4-5 business days. We may not ship to PO Box, APO , FPO Address, please contact us. And then, on 6 December 1992, the Babri Masjid at Ayodhya is demolished by a mob of Hindu fundamentalists.

The Duttas - Sudhamoy, Kironmoyee, and their two children, Suranjan and Maya - have lived in Bangladesh all their lives.

Despite being part of the country's small Hindu community, that is terrorized at every opportunity by Muslim fundamentalists, they refuse to leave their country, as most of their friends and relatives have done.

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He resorts to communal reactions, which makes his sister Nilanjana curse his indifference. However, it sold about fifty thousand copies in the first six months soon after publication. The world condemns the incident, but its immediate fallout is felt most acutely in Bangladesh, where Muslim mobs begin to seek out and attack the Hindus.

She asks him to take their family to a Muslim friend? The novel depicts how violence and disillusionment take over humanism because of communal riots, and how it affects people at individual level. It was dedicated to the people of the Indian subcontinent and firmly asserted that the name for religion must be humanism. The nightmare inevitably arrives at the Dattas doorstep, and their world begins to fall apart.Since there are a large number of banned books, some publishers have specialized in them.The best-known examples are the Parisian Obelisk Press, which published Henry Miller's sexually frank novel Tropic of Cancer, and Olympia Press, which published William Burroughs's Naked Lunch.She asks him to take their family to a Muslim friend s house to escape the wrath of communal chaos. Written as a response to anti-Hindu riots that erupted in Bangladesh as a result of Babri Masjid disaster in India in 1992, the book was banned in her country. A savage indictment of religious extremism and mans inhumanity to man, Lajja was banned in Bangladesh but became a bestseller in the rest of the world.The novel depicts how violence and disillusionment take over humanism because of communal riots, and how it affects people at individual level. However, it sold about fifty thousand copies in the first six months soon after publication. This brand-new translation marks the twentieth anniversary of this controversial novel.Both of these, the work of father Jack Kahane and son Maurice Girodias, specialized in English-language books which were prohibited, at the time, in Great Britain and the United States.