On the day of her second wedding, Katherine Fisher, aka ‘Catfish,’ set the date for her divorce. In precisely 18 months, she would be entitled to half of their combined assets and receive maintenance payments until her five-year-old daughter, Emma, turns 18. Just as Catfish was about to take her husband, Lindsay ‘Dogboy’ Kramer (a successful businessman and dog whisperer) to the cleaners, he goes missing.
Catfish is in a race against time to get hold of Dogboy’s assets before the police get hold of her. One question remains – is Dogboy dead or alive?
कथा पच्चीसी हिमाचल प्रदेश की एक अद्भुत झलक प्रदान करती है जो ग्रामीण प्राकृतिक परिदृश्य से परिपूर्ण है-लड़कियों की शिक्षा की समस्या, गरीबी और शोषण का उदास जीवन, पर्यावरण की बढ़ती समस्याएँ, हमारी प्रख्यात लोक संस्कृति का विवरण, भावनात्मक यात्राएँ, सभी साथ मिलकर इस राज्य तो मानवीय और जीवंत बनाते है यह एक उत्कृष्ट प्रयास है तो वरिष्ठ लेखकों की कलम के माध्यम से हम सबको हिमाचल से जोड़ता है
“I could enjoy with intense and compelling clarity each story for what it is, as it is; presenting varied shades of existence, nostalgia and memory.”—Dr Usha Bande, Shimla
On 06/06/06, the world’s population crossed 6.66 billion. Any further increase could only occur at the cost of other species and future generations. This triggered the Devil’s Game. From the Templars of Tomar to the Doomsday Chest in London, from the Tomb of Amir Timur to the Shadowless Pagoda of Wuhan, Siobhan and Reginalli, follow the trail of carnage left by each page of the Devil’s Prayer.
There is no didacticism in these pieces, just warmth and concern, laced with rich description, entertaining tales, urban and folk lore, and hilarious metaphors. Shukla’s self-confessed efforts “to make sense of a world gradually going bonkers” leave the reader, facing the same world, vastly soothed and hooting with laughter.
Set in the city of Mumbai, In Good Faith traces the lives of Rahul, Zahi and Vivek, their loves, their hopes, fears and aspirations, as they wind their way through medical college confronting disease and death, anger and violence, joy and hope. Finding sustenance always in the undying spirit of human beings, they each finally discover their own reason to become healers.
In the novel Down the Road Nonda Chatterjee recreates in vivid detail the values, morals and daily life of a class that was blindsided by the events of 1947. The anglicized Indian elite that served the British Raj as bureaucrats, lawyers, and career professionals faced a severe identity crisis after independence when their cosmopolitanism became suspect.
Thrice upon a Time is at once a compelling, heart-wrenching love story as it is a compassionate tale of an all-consuming, obsessive love. Yet, in it runs a heartening streak of innocence, laughter and hope …
Fiction Treasure Trovebrings to you a collection of thirty-one imaginative short stories sprinkled with a pinch of pragmatism.
Immerse yourself in a rip-roaring escapade of mythology, mystery, fantasy, science fiction, fable, tall tale, drama and more—an eclectic mix of ingenious stories penned by children under the age of eighteen.
There’s always another life awaiting us. The only way to embrace it is by letting go of the life we are living. Set in post-independence India this is the tale of Bhola, an unsophisticated young man from a small settlement, who lands up in Bombay, the ‘City of Dreams’.
Balram’s words continue to haunt a helpless Krishna, as he watches the Yadav clan go on a rampage. The year is 3102 BC. Krishna lies all alone in a forest and resurrects in his mind the events of his adventurous life.
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