September 24, 2023


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Book Review: Shimmer Spring – prose and poetry (Edited by Kiriti Sengupta)

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Vibha Malhotra reviews Shimmer Spring : prose & poetry – Edited by Kiriti Sengupta (Published by Hawakal Publishers (New Delhi | Calcutta) in November 2020) and calls it an extraordinary light.

  • ISBN: 9788194853848
  • Price: INR 2500/- | USD 31.99 
  • Page: 124

Hope, the entity we desperately try to hold on to in these unusual times of loss and repatriation, is light, some would say. And yet, the light also reveals the desolation and destruction. What is light then? Is it the beacon, or is it the whistleblower? In this context, Shimmer Spring, published by Hawakal Publishers (New Delhi & Calcutta), is an extraordinary collection, embracing both the temperaments of light. This hardbound volume—presented by recognized poet and editor Kiriti Sengupta, designed by Bitan Chakraborty, and embellished with vivid and fluid paintings by Pintu Biswas—is as enticing to the mind as it is to the eyes. 

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