The Black Book: A woman gets impregnated by a wolf, and Yam-Zalal, the son of the Devil is born. As he matures, he starts to preach... but this is no messenger of God - he has taken birth to preach the Devil’s gospel.
Written in the classical style of the Old Testament, Author/Painter Aabid Surti’s ‘The Black Book’ created a sensation when it was published in Hindi. Innumerable seminars were held across the country to discuss and debate the relevance of this unusual book.
This edition presents the work in its entirety in English for the first time. Considered by many critics to be Aabid’s most important work, the book was originally published in Hindi in 1975. Since then it has been reprinted thrice in Hindi and translated into six languages.