Most people would think of Indra Das’s debut novel The Devourers as a rewrite of a classic tale about a werewolf or a speculative work of fiction. The story itself at some point pokes at werewolf stories and their apparent non-diversity when the protagonist mentions to a different character that they’re the first Indian werewolf he has come across or even heard of.
However, it wouldn’t be just to classify this novel as such because there’s so much more to the plot. The book is also a war story, a story about love, monsters, and violence. Readers are ultimately thrown into the realisation that there’s an apt representation of racial, …… continue reading
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