Laburnum for My Head: Stories, by Temsula Ao, is a collection of eight short stories.
Summary of the Book
The stories included in this book are Laburnum for My Head, Death of a Hunter, The Boy Who Sold an Airfield, The Letter, Three Women, A Simple Question, Sonny, and Flight. They all depict the lives of people from the troubled and vibrant parts of Northeast India. This collection brought its author the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2013.
About Temsula Ao
Temsula Ao is an India short story writer, poet and ethnographer. She was born in Aslam. She was a Professor of English in North Eastern Hill University. Temsula was honoured with the Padma Shri award in 2007. Her works have been translated into German, French, Bengali, Hindi and Assamese. Some of her notable works are These Hills Called Home: Stories from a War Zone, Songs of Many Moods, Songs from the Other Life, Songs from Here and There, and Songs That Try to Say.
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