If watches had tongues, they would have thanked Buddhu for breathing life in to them. He was such a craftsman. Was his legacy carried on after he left?
Why were the officials scared of TundeLaat, the English boss in Babuji’s office?
Why did Ghisa run away at such a tender age? What fate awaited him in a new city?
What ‘Strange Game’ did God play in reuniting two childhood friends?
What message did GhasitaBauri convey to the society? The story of tribulations a beggar undergoes in his life.
Why do we not find neighbours like Bhawani Shankar in our modern community?
How BhikuRai personified ‘dedication’ of a father to his son while nursing him for a dreadful and contagious disease?
‘Revisiting A Lost Childhood’ is a poignant saga of a mother’s tolerance and defiance to a set social order.
‘Buddhu’s Legacy’ and many such stories is an anthology of different shades and genre. These are based on the author’s real life experience with different characters and events, an account of ‘Memories’ revived as short stories.
Author has interestingly portrayed each character and incident, no matter how trivial it may appear to be.
Navin Chandra Joshi is an Engineer. He started his career from private sector and later joined Government of India from where he retired in a senior position. He has had a passion for writing and has contributed stories in certain national newspapers. Post retirement, he has been writing blogs for a popular blog site of South India. He normally writes on humour, relationship and real life experiences.
The author always nurtured a desire to weave stories out of his memories. He has made an attempt to do so in this anthology of reminiscences.
‘Buddhu’s Legacy’ is N.C.Joshi’sfirst book. You can e mail him at email@example.com for anyfeedback and suggestions.