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Latest Releases from Palimpsest!!

Read about the latest releases from Palimpsest!!!

Harappa : The Series

Here are the latest releases from Palimpsest India.  Riot Widows is also available on Amazon at



“My Iron Wings” by Subhashini Dinesh




“Riot Widows” by A M Basheer.  Probably a first from a sitting Judge!!

Ravaged by successive riots, the terms of life in a shantytown are dictated by its women who lead a widowed existence since their men are locked up in prison on murder charges. In the despondency and squalor of the dingy lanes, Nafsan is hope, the idea of another day.

She radically departs from the rebel-woman stereotype in her dare to aim high without rejecting the reality of her circumstances. The beautiful medical student with the ambition to earn greater recognition and respectability, however, is ruggedly loyal to the festering slum where she belongs.

The defiant girl leads protests against the big-business move to encroach on the slum and rebuffs religious…

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