Humayun Azad (1947-2004) is regarded as one of the most influential writers in modern Bengali literature in Bangladesh. An esteemed poet, academic scholar, critic, and linguist with more than seventy titles to his credit, Azad produced an oeuvre that is both rich and multidimensional. He was awarded the Bangla Academy Award in 1986 for his contributions to Bengali linguistics. In 2012, the government of Bangladesh honored him posthumously with the Ekushey Padak Award. Throughout his career, he was praised for his outspoken critique of fundamentalism and his unflinching support
A touching story of war, family, innocence, and memory from one of the top Bengali writers of all time. For the first time translated into English.
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