It Rained All Night is a bold and intense story about a woman who commits adultery. The story is narrated from the point of view of Maloti Mukherji and her husband, Nayonangshu.
Summary of the Book
A strained relationship can cause a partner to stray. The most common, yet scandalous, form of betrayal in a marraige is an extramarital affair. Nayonangshu and Maloti Mukherji have been married for a while now,but Maloti is frustrated of her husband’s insecurities and troubles in the bedroom. An unsatisfied wife, she finds love and passion in the arms of Jayanto, a journalist. Her secret relationship with him has not been so much of a secret. Nayonangshu has known all along, but he is too proud to confront his wife. The novel was first published in Bengali and had been banned as it was considered too obscene for Indian readers. The bestseller is a candid story about adultery, jealousy and desire.
About Buddhadeva Bose
Buddhadeva Bose was a popular Bengali writer in the 20th century and an influential critic and editor. He has written short stories, novels, plays and essays.
About Clinton B. Seely
Clinton B. Seely, American academic and translator, is a scholar of Bengali language and literature. He has written a biography of Jibanananda Das, the famous Bengali poet. Seely has also translated the works of Ramprasad Sen and Michael Madhusudan Dutt.
3 Jul, 2014
Literary piece - Good book
23 Apr, 2013
A must read book
8 Dec, 2011