A turbulent relationship between
a mother and a daughter takes a sudden turn when the daughter stumbles across a
past that she never knew.
The golden period of a
professor’s life is tainted by questions about his purpose until one night
gives him all the answers he needs.
Desperate times test us all but
when hunger drives a girl to do the unthinkable, her life changes forever.
Woven around the lives of the
people around us – the shy girl on the metro, your domestic help, your
neighbours and perhaps even you – this collection of short stories will take
you on a bittersweet journey that explores the spectrum that is part of any
human relationship and all the complexity and chaos that secretly dwell within
the homes and hearts of India.
Often laced with an element of
introspection, the stories are sure to change the way you see the world around
Shilpi Chaklanobis hails from the beautiful city of Kanpur and has spent the majority of her adult life in Delhi. She currently heads the Digital Marketing division at an MNC. The amalgamation of her years spent amongst the quiet, calm streets of a small city and the hustle and bustle of a metropolitan like Delhi has lent her a unique perspective towards life. She aims to translate her experiences and understanding of human relationships into stories that not only move people but also resonate with them. She believes that the beauty of a story lies within its ability to be interpreted by the reader in the way they desire as is evident from her writing. Apart from writing, she spends her time devouring books by the dozen. This is her first endeavor as a writer and her writing not only shows promise, but also has a sense of sensitivity that compels you to think about the lives you touch every day.