The author is a retired scientist who used to work at a research institute. He is passionate about writing and during his schooldays he had contributed to the school magazine and later became a freelancer, writing occasionally for magazines and newspapers. The topics of his writings included short stories, fiction, current political views, memoirs of unknown people and poems of the rhyming variety written in a narrative style. He has also published research papers in scientific journals. This work is his first attempt at publishing a book of fiction.