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Son of the Thundercloud
Category
Fiction
Author
Easterine Kire
Publisher
Speaking Tiger
ISBN
9789388070621
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Format
Paperback
Price
₹ 299

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Summary

‘The magic in this novel kept me spellbound… I am in love with The Son of The Thundercloud.’—Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar, Scroll.in After losing all his family in a terrible famine, a man leaves his village with just the clothes on his back, never once looking back. For endless miles he walks through a landscape as desolate as his heart. Until two ancient women who have waited for rain for four hundred years lead him to the Village of Weavers where a prophecy will be fulfilled. A single drop of rain will impregnate the tiger-widow and her son will slay the spirit-tiger. The traveller will help the woman bring up the boy. He will witness miracles and tragedy and come close to finding a home again. And he will learn that love and life are eternal. In her new novel, Easterine Kire, winner of the Hindu Prize, combines lyrical storytelling with the magic and wisdom of Naga legends to produce an unforgettable, life-affirming fable.

 
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