Category: Novel abstracts

Mehr—A Love Story (Book Excerpt) by Siddhartha Gigoo

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Siddhartha Gigoo has earlier written The Garden of Solitude and A Fistful of Earth and Other Stories. The latter was long listed for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award 2015. Siddhartha also co-edited A Long Dream of Home: The Persecution, Exodus and Exile of…

The Smelting Cauldron (Book Excerpt) by Raj Raman

Raj Raman holds an engineering degree from NIT Rourkela and a postgraduate degree in Management (PGDM) from IIM Bangalore. He has a rich and diverse experience of over thirty years across industries from manufacturing to services, and has been instrumental…

The Town That Laughed (Book Excerpt) by Manu Bhattathiri

Manu Bhattathiri is a Keralite settled in Bengaluru. He has worked as an advertising copywriter, a journalist and a college lecturer. At present he co-owns a small advertising agency. His previous book, Savithri’s Special Room and Other Stories, was widely praised…

Call Me Saaya (Book Excerpt) by Zoe M

Zoe M lives and works in Mumbai. She fell in love with the written word at the age of sixteen. Her affair has only matured over the years as she read stories that captivated her. Now, she uses the magic…

Just Tigers (Book Excerpt) by Jim Corbett

Just Tigers brings together all Jim Corbett’s stories about shooting tigers, many of whom were man-eaters. Taken from Man-eaters of Kumaon, The Temple Tiger and More Man-eaters of Kumaon and Jungle Lore, these fourteen stories are as fresh and thrilling as the day on which…

Yours Forever (Book Excerpt) by Nimmu

Nimmu believes in the adage you are never too old to make your dreams come true. Her novels portray the lives of ordinary people who you can relate to in your day-to-day life, facing struggles and finding love. She also…

Anon. (Book Excerpt) by Bhavani Iyer

Bhavani Iyer began writing at an early age. She has worked on the screenplays of the films Black, Guzaarish, Lootera, and the TV series 24, Everest, and Meri Awaaz Hi Pehchaan Hai. Below you can read an excerpt from her…

INFIN-EIGHT (Book Excerpt) by Prajeet Budhale

Prajeet Budhale is a certified coach from the International Coaching Federation (ACC ICF) with twenty-two years’ experience in leadership, sales, sales management, customer service, operations, and consulting. He has a post-graduate certification from XLRI and a Masters in Psychology. Prajeet…