Rajinder Singh Bedi
I Take This Woman
Translated from Urdu by Khushwant Singh.
A raw slice of Punjabi village life! The unusual story of a woman compelled to marry one who she brought of as her own son. A brutally honest exploration of sexuality, society and relationships marked by vivid realism and vigour of narration.
"For its powerful characterization and innate humanity, the book is an outstanding contribution to contemporary Urdu literature." — Sahitya Akademi Award Citation