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Mutilating women
by Anoop Chandola
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Release Date: 01/19/19
Genre: Historical Fiction
Pages: 340
Publisher: Black Opal Books
Format ISBN Price
E-Book 9781644370681 3.99
Print 9781644370698 12.99
Author Page: Anoop Chandola
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Mutilating Women is the story of an honor crime. It follows members of the Kotwal Clan during the chaotic months before and after Indian independence in 1947, a time of upheaval and of hope. The members of this Himalayan clan would be termed liberal/progressive in their stance toward the many issues they faced: from questions of equality for women and untouchables, to the role of religion in thwarting both and changing marriage practices to what modernization might look like for India. However, this book, based on the fictional interviews with the offspring of some of the “characters,” is an accurate portrayal of the many obstacles the people of India faced during this time—the cultural and psychological barriers that confronted them at every turn.

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