A Happy Place and Other Stories
Brutal and tender by turns, the stories in A Happy Place capture both the splendour and darkness of urban life. These haunting snapshots pulsate with the hunger of a metropolis, the beat of the human heart, the ache of broken dreams.
Read an excerpt here.
“One of the 10 best works of fiction of 2014”
“A supremely-readable collection”
“This collection can firmly plant itself among the unique voices defining contemporary Indo-Anglican literature”
“The prose is taut; deepening into poetry at unexpected moments”
“The author compromises neither on the grit nor on the tenderness in her prose”
“A kaleidoscopic view of modern metropolitan existence… Paints the struggle of a traditional society to come to terms with sudden changes with muted strokes”
“Clearly nuanced. The voice emerging out of every story is deeply personal”
“A winning mix”