(Last Updated on : 01/08/2014)
Upamanyu Chatterjee, the notable Indian journalist and administrator, is famous for his poignant works on the milieu of Indian Administrative service. Defying the conventional traditions of novels, Upamanyu Chatterjee's fictions have its own complete verbal world, rather than the usual contemporary verbal mixture of journalism-and-candy. The corpus of Upamanyu Chatterjee is not vast but his is a powerful emergent voice in Indian postcolonial literature. The austere world of the Indian administrative system mortified him and he raised his protest through his works, which explores his prodigious talent.
: - A sensible novel "English August" has the resonance with the modern European novel, which portrays some relevant issues like plight of the urban educated and the predicaments of the western types in India.
The last Burden
: - The Last Burden is a touchy narrative about the middle class family of the contemporary age and also at the same time makes an insightful study why the majority of populace abandons the joint family nowadays.