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After the Dawn

By posted at 10:00 am on March 31, 2015 2

In 1958, the Indian writer Yashpal published the first installment of This Is Not that Dawn, an eleven-hundred-page novel and feminist epic written in Hindi. The book presages many of the biggest controversies affecting India today. At Page-Turner, Karan Mahajan reads the novel, explaining why he believes it to be “the greatest long novel about India.” Related: Mythilo G. Rao pays a visit to the Jaipur Literature Festival.

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2 Responses to “After the Dawn”

  1. CP
    at 2:22 pm on March 31, 2015

    Karan Mahajan is a *he*

  2. Thomas Beckwith
    at 2:23 pm on March 31, 2015

    Thanks for that, CP. It’s fixed.

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