Abuse of any form leaves scars on a person that are more than just skin deep. They are embedded within the very psyche of a victim. The result is that an abuse victim has to learn her entire life to trust, a fragile disposition, more tender than a person who has not been abused. And even then, they still flinch, they still shy away from even a touch that is as gentle as a feather.
Notion Press, India’s leading self-publishing platform, presents Unlearning by Divya Kishore. This book presents a touching tale of deep passion, dark fears, violent hatred and infinite tenderness.
To a family, the loss of a child is inconsolable, indeed the loss of anyone dear to them is heartbreaking and they are overwhelmed with grief. But what if the child did not just pass but instead committed suicide? How much more tragic and how much more broken will the family be? Because for an unforeseen death, the family will grieve together, but how can a family stay together when one of their own chose to end their life? They are swarmed with unanswered questions and overwhelmed with guilt. They constantly question and blame themselves for not seeing the distress and the pain of the one gone. The family is so far fallen apart that it takes another suffered to bind them again.
17-year-old Divya Kishore, born and brought up in Bangalore, India, never dreamt of doing
anything relating to English, let alone literature. One might have even considered English to have been her nightmare. But one day, while redoing one of her English assignments, she began to gravitate towards what she would later begin to call her passion.