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Sasthi Brata (1939–2015), birthname Sasthibrata Chakravarti, was a Britain-based Indo-Anglian writer of fiction. He was educated at Calcutta Boys' School, Kolkata and then at Presidency College, Kolkata, then affiliated with the University of Calcutta.[1][2][3]

Post literary careerEdit

After his literary career, he had worked as a salesman for air conditioners, a lavatory attendant, a postman, a kitchen porter, to supplement Britain's paltry state pension.[4]


  • My God Died Young
  • Confessions of an Indian Woman Eater
  • India: Labyrinths in the Lotus Land
  • Traitor to India: A search for home
  • India: The Perpetual Paradox


  1. ^ "Seven types of Calcutta". The Telegraph. 21 December 2008. Retrieved 8 April 2010. 
  2. ^ COMANS, GRACE P (3 November 1968). "His World Divided". Hartford Courant. 3 November 1968. Retrieved 8 April 2010. 
  3. ^ "Sasthi Brata Biography". Retrieved 8 April 2010. 
  4. ^ Rebel at seventy-one - Eternal quest of a thinking mind