tr. Sujit Mukherjee
Cover: Painting by Rabindranath Tagore
Pp. 497; Sahitya Akademi, India
Year of Publication: 1998; ISBN: 81-260-0272-7
"Gora is more than a mere novel; it is an epic of India in transition at a crucial period of modern history, when the social conscience
and intellectual awareness of the new intelligentsia were in the throes of a great churning.
No other book gives so masterly an analysis of the complex of Indian social life with its
teeming contradictions, or of the character of Indian nationalism which draws its roots from renascent Hinduism and stretches out its arms towards
This translation is introduced by Meenakshi Mukherjee, and also contains about 20 pages of translator's notes.