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There Was No One At The Bus Stop

There Was No One At The Bus Stop

Sirshendu Mukhapadhyay
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Set in Calcutta in the 1970s, There Was No One at the Bus Stop is a
powerful exploration of adultery and its overwhelming consequences.
Trina, a married woman, impulsively decides one day to stop living a lie
and walks out on her husband, daughter and son, in whose lives she no
longer plays a role. But will she be able to sever the bonds and join the
man she loves in his home? The man, Debashish, is haunted by his wife’s
recent suicide and is tormented by the possibility that his young son would
rather live away from him.
Through spare prose and searing dialogue, this novel unfolds over twelve
hours on a single day. It reveals the often complex reasons that hold
human relationships together and the motives that break them apart.

Imprint: India Penguin

Published: Jun/2010

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MRP : ₹6.99

There Was No One At The Bus Stop

Sirshendu Mukhapadhyay

Set in Calcutta in the 1970s, There Was No One at the Bus Stop is a
powerful exploration of adultery and its overwhelming consequences.
Trina, a married woman, impulsively decides one day to stop living a lie
and walks out on her husband, daughter and son, in whose lives she no
longer plays a role. But will she be able to sever the bonds and join the
man she loves in his home? The man, Debashish, is haunted by his wife’s
recent suicide and is tormented by the possibility that his young son would
rather live away from him.
Through spare prose and searing dialogue, this novel unfolds over twelve
hours on a single day. It reveals the often complex reasons that hold
human relationships together and the motives that break them apart.

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Sirshendu Mukhapadhyay