Partitions: A Novel

Partitions: A Novel

Amit Majmudar

A lovely first novel, set through the violent 1947 partition of India, approximately uprooted childrens and their trips to safety

As India is lease into countries, communal violence breaks out on each side of the recent border and streaming hordes of refugees flee from blood and chaos.

At an overrun teach station, Shankar and Keshav, dual Hindu boys, lose sight in their mom and sign up for the human mass to move looking for her. a tender Sikh lady, Simran Kaur, has run clear of her father, who could fairly poison his daughter than see her defiled. And Ibrahim Masud, an aged Muslim health practitioner pushed from the city of his delivery, limps towards the recent Muslim kingdom of Pakistan, rediscovering at the manner his position as a healer. because the displaced face a number of horrors, this not likely quartet comes jointly, defying each rule of self-preservation to forge a way forward for hope.

A dramatic, luminous tale of households and countries damaged and shaped, Partitions introduces a unprecedented novelist who writes with the strength and lyricism of poetry.

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