Author : Mridula Koshy
Publisher : Harper Collins Publishers
First Edition 2016
‘ A Walk through the cellars of memory and a distressing exposure of the institutions we must depend on ‘- ANNIE ZAIDI
A Woman relinquishes her Four –year-old son to tourists passing through town. Losing him ,she loses the story of her future. A world away from her, the boy becomes a man without the story of his past ,Decades on, the mother struggles on her deathbed to find the story that will release her from life , the son’s struggle is for the story that will allow him to live.
The novel takes place over a thirty-six-hour period, travelling between far-flung places, characters ,the past and the future. Time is a character here, revealing that though the story of our present is always told for us, the story of the past and the future is ours to tell.
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