Reflecting a Nation in the Making: An Amalgam of Tradition and Modernity
VS Sreedhara
FATE’S GAME AND OTHER STORIES by Kodagina Gouramma( Translated from the original Kannada by Deepa Bhasthi) Yoda Press, 2023, 200 pp., INR 499
September 2023, volume 47, No 9

It is one of life’s ironies that those who live their lives intensely, full of zest, and with a keen interest in all that surrounds them usually have short lives. Gouramma, who lived just 28 years (1912-1939), was one such bubbling young woman with multifarious pursuits like a passion for gardening, writing, cooking, travelling and politics.

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