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Name Place Animal Thing

 Format: Hardcover, Kindle  Author: Daribha Lyndem  Category: Literature, Novel, Story  Publisher: Zubaan Books  Published: 2020  ISBN: 819476050X  ISBN-13: 978-8194760504  ASIN: B08MPP5Q1R  Pages: 208  Language: English  Amazon  Amazon Kindle


Name Place Animal Thing by Daribha Lyndem, a novella shortlisted for the JCB Prize for Literature 2021, beautifully unveils the journey of a young Khasi woman coming of age in the politically charged city of Shillong. Drawing inspiration from the eponymous childhood game, the book intricately weaves together interconnected stories that span generations, locations, and personal growth. Through its elegant prose, this debut work explores the delicate boundaries between the adult realm and the innocence of childhood, capturing the essence of a memorable and transformative passage into adulthood.

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Daribha Lyndem

DARIBHA LYNDEM is a writer and civil servant from Shillong. She currently works with the Indian Revenue Service as a Deputy Commissioner of Customs. Her debut book, Name Place Animal Thing, was shortlisted for the JCB Prize for Literature last...

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