Publisher: Zubaan Books (May 1, 2013)
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Kohima, 2007. a tender guy has simply been gunned down in chilly blood—the newest casualty within the clash that has brutalized the folk of Nagaland, within the overlooked northeastern nook of India. wealthy in tradition and historical past, sour Wormwood lines the tale of 1 man’s existence from 1937 until eventually 2007, supplying poignant perception into the human price in the back of the political headlines of 1 of India’s so much attractive regions.In a gripping tale that brings to lifestyles the procedures that propel social switch and remodel groups, Easterine Kire skillfully renders the small incidents of Mose’s youth, his relatives, and the exercises and rituals of conventional village existence, portray an evocative photo of a relaxed lifestyle, now long-vanished. the arriving of radio into Mose’s relations condominium marks the start of the alterations that may attach them to the broader international. They study of partition, independence, a land referred to as the US. Mose and his acquaintances get entangled within the Naga fight for independence, and are stuck in a maelstrom of violence that finally ends up ripping groups aside.