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A Beautiful Ceremony

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Tonight, This Savage Rite   by  Kamala Das  , Nandy PritishThe cover’s a shock of candy colours, magenta and emerald, canary yellow, large bold font, hitting out at you almost savagely. Tonight and Savage shriek at you in more pink and green and then you read Tonight This Savage Rite and the cover’s mayhem seems to come together in a riot of love.

Welcome to the reissue of the love poems of Pritish Nandy and India’s famous candy coloured poetess Kamala Das who wept eros up and down her stanzas. Kamala Das ended her life veiling her colourful serendipity in black and changing her name – and with it her faith – to Suraiya, but her rants of passion live on.

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