Bengali novel ‘swet patharer thala’ inspired movie now available in English

Noted Bengali writer Bani Basu’s novel ‘shet patharer thala’ which portrays a woman of a new independent era, who has just witnessed an independent country. The novel was adapted into an award-winning movie. The novel is a classic of Bengali literature, it was one of the early books to talk about the struggle and liberation of women and the misogyny a widow faces. The book is now translated into English and available as ‘A Plate of white marble’.
Basu is one of the most versatile writers in Bengali and she is a Sahitya award winner.

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