Franklin is an honest and disciplined person who tries to do his best in any
job he undertakes and he achieves stunning success.
his life is beset by several twists and turns—from a one-sided love affair to a
friendship with a married woman to a physical attack.
Saul is almost like a witness to the criminal
elements that plague the country and he also becomes a victim of the same.
two World Wars have brought social awakening to the Western World, but the 'Quit
India Movement', 'Freedom Struggle', 'Green Revolution', 'White Revolution', 'Globalisation'
and accompanying economic prosperity have only muddied partsof Indian society
with more social evils.
author thinks that only a social mission can change the mindset of the people—if
his literary effort could make a beginning,the work will have achieved its
Don't Take it Otherwise is
the author's debut novel. He has travelled widely within India and has had ample
opportunities to closely observe human behaviour. He has seen nature in myriad
moods and seen it unleash its destructive energy. He has witnessed indifference
on the part of human beings to fellow human sufferings. He has closely studied various
social evils afflicting some of the Indian societies, which go unnoticed within
those societies because the ills have become part of their way of life.
time, the real life episodes were transformed into a storyline.