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The Primal Land
 
Pratibha Ray, Traslated by Bikram K.Das
Price : ₹ 575.00  
ISBN : 9788125018964
Language : English
Pages : 308
Binding : Paperback
Book Size : 140 x 216 mm
Year : 2001
Series :
Territorial Rights : World
Imprint : No Image
 
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About the Book

The Primal Land is the story of the Bonda tribe inhabiting a mountainous portion of Orissa. The novel includes faint glimmers of political awakening among the semi-literate Bondas about their exploitation, even though the only incorruptible outsider who works for the betterment of the Bondas, a women schoolteacher, is suspended, there is hope for the Bondas yet.

Contributors (Author(s), Editor(s), Translator(s), Illustrator(s) etc.)

Pratibha Ray, has won a number of awards, including the Orissa Sahitya Akademi award in 1995 and the Jnanpith award for her novel Yajnaseni. Translated from the Oriya by B. K. Das and L. Das.