Anil embarks on a journey with his family
to Greece. He persuades his family to take the journey without telling them
about his real motive for visiting Greece – Finding
Alpha. It is an interesting tale of all his encounters ranging from a soggy
library to a hockey match accompanied with Anil’s perspective of everything
around him. His parents not only accompany him to Greece but also prove to be
partners-of-all-sorts by teaching, guiding and even challenging him. They make the best of all the situations and create
funny, yet wonderful memories through the entire journey.
Will Anil succeed in his quest? Will he get
the enlightenment that he seeks?
Siba Smarak Panigrahi is a tenth-standard student from Kendriya
Vidyalaya, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. He was the state champion in Mental Mathematics
Abacus, 2009 and the recipient of many awards like the Brain Quest, 2011,
International Math and Science Olympiad, i-Genius Max Life Insurance, 2014 and
Rivokids, 2014. He is one of the fifty students who got selected for Kendriya
Vidyalaya Junior Mathematics Olympiad
(KVJMO), 2015. He has received many laurels in debates, essay competitions and
drawing competitions at both school and regional levels. He is fond of reading
Finding Alpha is the first book by the author and at present he is
writing two other novels.