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“Midnight Dreams: The Tragedy of a Lone Revolutionary”


“A silence of more than twenty years suggests the magnitude of the catastrophe. Suicide is not a place one willingly visits; there is no pleasure involved. It is the most unhomely place of the abject, the place where all dialogue stops and only questions remain. Krishnakumar chose it, in late December 1989, when all his attempts at structuring his life and his political consciousness had failed, as a final triumphant and tragic gesture.”