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The husbands

Author: Sharmila Chauhan
Publisher: London : Oberon Books, 2014.
Series: Oberon modern plays.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It's Aya's wedding day. Her third. Her current two husbands aren't too fussed. In a society in which there are few women, that's just what happens. But as the household prepares for the wedding feast, a stranger arrives -- one who threatens to challenge everything they believe in. Against a backdrop of modern rural India, Sharmila Chauhan weaves an extraordinary tale of love and wonder. From the preparation of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharmila Chauhan
ISBN: 1783191139 9781783191130
OCLC Number: 868397361
Description: [14], 100 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Oberon modern plays.
Responsibility: Sharmila Chauhan.

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'There's a hint of Margaret Atwood in Chauhan's fictional world, and a great deal of the intractable issues that gnaw away at feminists.' - Guardian Chauhan playfully inverts the assumed power Read more...

 
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