In our society that takes pride in recognizing and appreciating only celebrities and achievers, there exist a few and perhaps only a few who still carry some priceless human values. They may appear quite ordinary and hence the larger society remain ignorant of them and about the values they pass on from one generation to another. However, they are the bearers of some real touching stories of unique human relations that are almost extinct now.
Inspired by a true story of such human beings, their intrinsic values and their relationships, one wet morning when Rain God was pouring His heart , I decided to pour mine too. I tried to rediscover those human beings, those invaluable values and their inter-relationships.
The outcome is my first novel - Last Rites...Unforgettable People, Unforgettable Memories
A story about simple yet unforgettable characters living in a small city. A story about memorable events in that small city that cuts across few decades - through turbulent 70s, exciting 80s and finally curtains by early 90s. A story weaved around an imbroglio that takes a communal face in unforeseen situations, a story about small city bonding between those friends, a story about unique relations. The events are thought provoking, weird and dramatic at times.
Let that small city life resurrect, let the characters unfold, let the events unfurl once again ……
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