Bharat Sasne is a renowned and acclaimed novelist from Maharashtra who has authored Marathi fiction books including short stories, long tales as well as novels. He is known to present his book from a different perspective by conjuring the mundane emotions and complexities that humans go through in addition to exceptionally emphasizing human values through his writing prowess. He is acclaimed with numerous awards for his priceless contribution to contemporary Marathi fiction.
His book titled ‘Two Friends – A Perspective of Third’ is a book on friendship, that presents a unique piece of his literary style of writing. It is the English fiction book of the original novel in Marathi written by Bharat Sasne. The Marathi to English translation of the novel is written by Vilas Salunke, who is a retired professor of English as well as a literary translator from Pune in Maharashtra. He is renowned for translation numerous works from prominent writers and poets in Marathi Literature.
The author presents the friendship stories with an uncanny sense of objectivism adding in a sense of detachment. The tale of the book is based on the backdrop of a riot-torn town from Maharashtra which is presented through the story of ideal friendship between two old men belonging to different castes and communities. Through this friendship book, he has marvelously portrayed the cultural and social issues faced in the present-day society. The author uses a third-person perspective playing the role of a storyteller both as a narrator and character. This English novel presents a polyphonic theme which deals with multiple voices thereby making a great piece to read.
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