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Brothel #9 (ebook) by Anusree Roy

Provocative and moving, Brothel #9 is about the power of the human spirit and its ability to triumph in the face of corruption and suffering.





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A deal has been struck between two men in India—twenty-one hundred rupees in exchange for a young village woman named Rekha. Sent to Calcutta without knowing why, Rekha finds herself in the confines of a brothel with Jamuna, a prostitute and madam, who is resigned to her trade. In these conditions, Rekha must shape her destiny and find inner liberty.

Winner of the 2011 Carol Bolt Award for Playwrights

Finalist for the 2012 Governor General's Literary Award for Drama

“Roy’s convincing dialogue shows how a disturbing semblance of domesticity persists in this horrible environment.” —NOW Magazine

Brothel #9 is her most ambitious, hardest hitting play to date.” —Lynn Slotkin

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Title Brothel #9 (ebook)
ISBN 13 9781770910430
Genre Asian Canadian Theatre, Award Winner, Drama, eBook, Women Writers
Contributor(s) Anusree Roy
Agent Please contact Playwrights Canada Press for more information about production rights.
Year 2012

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