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12:00 AM, March 07, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:46 AM, March 07, 2020


Rashida Sultana's much-admired novel, Shada Beralera has been translated into English as The White Cats, recently. The novel portrays the story of a woman who discovers herself anew in a foreign setting while plunging into an enigmatic romantic entanglement. The novel has been translated by Rehnuma Siddique Shinthi, who writes poetry and fiction and works in the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), Bangladesh, with the assistance of Professor Fakrul Alam, writer, academic and Bangla Academy Literary Award winner in the "Translation" category. The novel has been edited by Arunava Sinha, award-winning translator of classic and contemporary Bengali fiction, who currently teaches at Ashoka University. He has translated over 50 books, including works of Rabindranath Tagore, Buddhadeva Bose, Bani Basu, and Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay, into English.

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