The Wreck.

Rabindranath Tagore


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The English translation of Rabindranath Tagore's novel, Nakatani (1906), The Wreck (1921) is the story of the conflict caused by mistaken identity, resulting in an exchange of wives.

Delightfully told and interspersed with extraordinarily lovely descriptions of nature, this novel probes the rift between the reformist, progressive Brahmo Semaj and the traditional conservatism of Hinduism. It is one of Tagore's most widely translated novels and was praised by the noted critic, Krishna Kripalu as having an 'ingeniously constructed story, unburdened with philosophy…'

Language English
ISBN-10 81-7167-972-2
ISBN-13 9788171679720
No of pages 358
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Book Publisher Rupa Publications India
Published Date 01 Jan 2003

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