Any piece of literary creation catches the imagination of the reader by virtue of its title. And when it comes to novels, the title turns itself into an index of what it is going to be in its entirety. ‘The Adivasi Will Not Dance’ by Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar is not an exception in that respect. It clearly hints at the fact that the paperback deals with the life of the people in the community of Adivasi.
The story is not, however, about just a one or two people in a community, rather it’s a conglomeration of a number of people belonging to that sect of the society which happens to be the most deprived one.
Mr. Shekhar’s novel portrays how the Mangal Murmus and the Surens and Gitas, who are as ‘robustly flesh and blood’ as the soil of their motherland, manage to earn their livelihood. In the process, there are lots of hardships which include the exploitation that the wealthy and power-seeking people belonging to the upper crust of the society usher on them.
Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar’s ‘The Adivasi Will Not Dance’ is thus a must read. This is because it will not only give you an insight into the life of how the most primitive people on this land survive now but also the political condition at this moment.
Do not miss out on such an opportunity to come across such a lively realistic series of stories and place your order ASAP since the shelves have started to run out of stock already.
|Author:||Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar|
|Publisher:||Speaking Tiger||Publishing year:||2017|
|MRP:||Rs 275||Buy From||Flipkart.com
Book review Books Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar new release The Adivasi Will Not Dance