Launch of Etchings of the First Quarter of 2020 by Sabarna Roy
News Desk, News Nation 360 : Etchings of the First Quarter of 2020, a book, written by Sabarna Roy, author of six critically acclaimed books, was launched by Swastika Mukherjee, eminent and popular actress. The book comprises a novella and a poem cycle. Apart from the book launch of luminaries of Kolkata witnesses a unique audio presentation of Sabarna Roy's Ballads from one of his popular books, Pentacles, namely The Tower and
and 2001-2002. The novella, in the background, is an evolving dialogue between a step-father and a step-daughter and in the foreground, it is a dissection of ideas pivoted around dualism of human life by discussing literary characters like Lalita, Humbert, Anna Karenina, and Nikhilesh, thought-leaders like Hegel, Marx, and Heisenberg, political phenomena like the Bolshevik Revolution, Schizophrenia, love as an idea, and the secret love story of T.S. Elliot, and ecological phenomena like Marine Conservation and all of have been written in a
unique way - almost as if the reader is engaged in a conversation with the author, to make the realisation of the plurality of life accepting it to find peace and harmony in life. Author Sabarna Roy said that the poem cycle is an anthology of 20 sharp-edged poems that excite and thrill the readers as one is encapsulated in the whirlwind of the confrontations between the poet and his alter-ego. The book is priced at Rs 75 (on Kindle), Rs 149 (Paperback Edition) and Rs 299
(Hardbound Edition) and is available in all the leading book stores across the country, and on all eBay transaction sites.
Pic : Krishnendu Kundu
Report : Anustup Kundu