Author : Amitav Ghosh
Translator : Meena Kakodkar
Amitav Ghosh (1956), is one among the English Writer of high level literature till now many of his novels and other literary works have been published, and the readers have liked it. He has been awarded the Sahtya Akademi Award for his novel “The Shadow Lines”. Although, he was born much after the partition. We get to know his capacity from the way in which he pictured, so minutely, the atmosphere, the events, the characters based on the background of the state of affairs at the city of London during world war – II, and also on the background of social state of affairs due to the religious tension between the two Bengals.