In 2015, the protagonist returns to
his hometown Tirupattur in Tamil Nadu after 25 years. With the help of his
classmate Vinoth, he tries to track down his other schoolmates for a silver
jubilee reunion of the Don Bosco School they studied in.
He takes a trip down memory lane to
the eighties. He recollects many interesting stories and incidents from his
school life – the encounter with the panthers of Yelagiri Hills, the Naxalite
bomb blast, Bosconians’ mentorship, his fascination for the movies, meeting
Rajinikanth, the cycle race with friends, and their love stories. The racy
narrative unfolds several untold stories from the Sandal City where it all
started. It also travels to Italy, Portugal, Kerala, Goa and Shillong.
The protagonist and his friends
studied together, they stood by each other, and they overcame several hardships
together. Even after several years, they continue to value their friendship.
They also take immense pride in being a former Bosconian.
What happened to the protagonist’s
60-odd classmates? Do they meet for their school’s silver jubilee reunion? What
had kept them apart for 25 years? Will the mystery be revealed?
Raj Sekar is an engineer who graduated
from Anna University, Chennai. He did his MBA from the Bharathidasan Institute
of Management, Trichy. Raj Sekar has worked as an investment banker and a brand
manager. After a long stint with a bank, he turned an educational entrepreneur.
He is a visiting professor in a college, and also coaches people for the civil
services and bank exams. Apart from books, the author has a keen interest in
movies and loves travelling. He has worked in different parts of the country. He
is now based in Chennai.