coverAuthor: Paromita Goswami

Genre: Contemporary Fiction

Acceptance is something that we all yearn for but what if you are not accepted? Will you prove yourself or let the time decide? A tale beyond love, betrayal, hope, struggle and self discovery of two people.

Latika’s wrecked personal front leaves her completely shattered. So when her ailing father reveals his desire to go back home, she doesn’t think twice and moves to her hometown. She joins an NGO and comes across a teenager rape victim. Much against her TL, Debjyoti’s wish she sets out to trace the girl with Shamsuddin’s help. Will she succeed or end up in big trouble?

Shamsuddin, a daily labourer, somehow manages to thrive in the city. Meanwhile, flood devastates his house in the village. His family take refuge in a relative’s place where his wife has a tough time resisting to the advances of her brother-in-law. Can Shamsuddin rescue her before it is too late?

Set in Guwahati, a city in the Northeast India, amid the backdrop of natural calamity and ethnic turmoil, “Shamsuddin’s Grave”, is the story of migration towards big cities for a better life

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