The Demon Slayers and Other Stories: Bengali Folk Tales

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Interlink Books, 1995 - Fiction - 167 pages
A collection of Bengali folk tales. Among the stories of princes, devata (deities) and bloodthirsty rashash (demons), stories of women's lives and images emerge. Women and their goddeses bring to life not only the nurturing Bengali motherland itself, but demons as well.

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Sayantani DasGupta is an American physician and author of Indian heritage. She grew up in Ohio and New Jersey and completed her undergraduate studies at Brown University. She obtained her M.D and MPH degrees from Johns Hopkins University.

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