Nissim Ezekiel

Nissim Ezekiel

Nissim Ezekiel was an Indian Jewish poet, actor, and art critic. He is one of the most important figures in India’s postcolonial literary history. He won numerous awards throughout his life, including the Sahitya Akademi in 1983. 

The Night of the Scorpion

‘The Night of the Scorpion’ is a look at the superstitions of another time and the common humanity that unites all of us throughout the ages.

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