March 26, 2023


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Conversations with the self: Book Review of The Golden Window by Paramita Mukherjee Mullick

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Dr. Sutanuka Ghosh Roy’s reviews Paramita Mukherjee Mullick’s poetry collection, The Golden Window ( Literoma Publishers, 2020) calling the collection a technique of elegant, inspired simplicity.

        Paramita Mukherjee Mullick is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning poet and author. A scientist and educationist metamorphosed into a poet for the sheer love of poetry. The Golden Window is the sixth book after, Stories from Fantasyland, Life-A Collection of Poems, Paradigm, The Maverick’s Journey, and The Sun through my Wine Glass. She has received several awards including Sahitya Shree, Sahitya Samman, Sahitya Bhushan, Poetess of Elegance 2019, Master of Creative Genius, and others. Her poems have been translated into thirty-one languages. In the Foreword Sanjukta Dasgupta writes, “The Golden Window tracks the poet’s journey through an enchanting world of sense perceptions that lead to the perception of a positive philosophy of life, that is gracious, generous and emphatic”. There are sixty poems and there are five sections– Sky, Forest, River, Land, and Abode. Her poems stand out for their originality. Her poems resonate with the joy of life. She has beautified human life and defended it in her poems. She writes, “I feel delighted to see such beauty from my /window’s brink”. Her words capture the ephemeral quality of life like a breath of fresh air amidst grave concerns.

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