Haimanti Dutta Ray's third publication STONE IMAGES OF CACTUS LAND, is a novel which she had always dreamed about writing. She had started her career as a freelancer for newspapers. Creative writing happened quite naturally.
“Panditain Ji” is all about feminism, written & created in the backdrop of status of Indian women in our patriarchal society during colonial times when thinking of women’s rights & aspirations were considered taboo. The pivotal plot this literary piece beholds is women empowerment by allowing widows to get re-married and abolition of Zamindari system letting poor & downtrodden people reclaiming their own destiny which they were entitled to.
The novel is based on a curse story; a curse has been chasing a family generation after generation due to a crime committed by a powerful person due to ego clash with another powerful person. The protagonist was also on the firing line of the curse. However, he was saved from the curse by the blessings of his mother and mother goddess. The basic theme of the book is ‘blessings are more powerful than the curses.’ The book contains some unbelievable stories how the protagonist had been saved from almost sure death by a supernatural power. Throughout his life, the protagonist was in search of an answer why he was saved by the Almighty when he was about to die. Finally he got the answer when he was unconscious due to a murderous attack by a spurned lover by pumping three bullets in his chest. He survived the attack to become an enlighten person who finally has decided to denounce the world forever to devote his life for the mankind and for preservation of the environment.
Ocean of story) Originally written in Hindi, comprising ten representative short stories,
covering post independent Indian rural and urban society’s complex composition,
consisting of main characters in boys and girls, men and women having universal
When the cousins go on a camping trip with their dog, Lucky, they find
themselves in the middle of an adventure! When they land
on a mysterious island filled with caves and trapdoors, they need to find
the hidden treasure… Or will the smugglers win?
A Visit to the Isles of the Mysterious World”, is a work of fiction. It describes the adventurous journey of a brother and a sister whose names are Ted and Jeddy who live in Fairhope, Alabama with their parents.