The Kamin’s Daughter
Author: Nithya Sashi
Publisher: Vishwakarma Publications
A story that exposes the terrible realities of life in coal mines. The author’s compelling and moving storytelling is heightened by the novel’s unusual setting.
The story chronicles the trials of Koena, a journalist on the run and chasing a story about a bomb blast at Delhi CM’s bungalow. She gets one shocker after another as her seemingly simple and cheerful life is upended, and secrets come tumbling out.
A captivating story focusing on the underbelly of India’s coal mining sector with the violent insurrection of the Naxalite movement.
The thorough and sensitive portrayal of the labourers and their harrowing circumstances leaves a profound impact. The vivid descriptions, pulsing with raw energy, bring the pages alive.
The author deftly illustrates how society, politics, and individual experiences are intertwined by conflicts. The story is a glimpse into the everlasting perseverance of ostracized and oppressed subsections of society.
Poignant, emotional, and thought-provoking.
Gripping and fast-paced. Kamin’s Daughter is a powerful narrative that delves into the depths of human emotions, leaving readers pondering about the lasting impact of trauma.
With its vivid descriptions and relatable characters, Kamin’s Daughter transports readers into a world of heartbreak and hope. The themes of childhood trauma, inequality, and violence in a region rife with violence and political turmoil are expertly woven throughout the narrative, creating a captivating backdrop.
This novel serves as a reminder that even in the face of adversity, the human spirit can rise above and triumph over the darkest circumstances. The author’s skillful storytelling keeps readers on the edge of their seats until its poignant conclusion.