The Lie of Dawns: Poems 1974 - 2008 ISBN 978-81-9273-474-9 Authorspress,
E-35/103, Jawahar Park Laxmi Nagar,
Delhi 110 092
Pages 197, Price: Rs 350 USD 15
Year of Publication 2009
"a powerful haunting image of the world made and remade through the ordinary instinct" --
Journal of Commonwealth Literature
In this comprehensive volume, Jayanta mahapatra, who has been called the "finest multicultural poet writing in India" brings his own choice of the finest poems he has written over past thirty five years. A revelatory selection for readers who are familiar with his work, and for readers who are coming upon his impressive poetic acheivement for the first time.