Sarkar, 43, dies in a road accident and goes to heaven. In heaven, he meets the
members of ‘the conglomerate’ – the gods/ prophets of all
religions he knows. He finds the conglomerate to be a mutual admiration society
which claims to take collective (often unanimous) decisions in
the ‘interest’ of mankind. Apurba cannot come to terms with his untimely
death and pleads with the conglomerate to grant him permission to return to
earth to complete certain unfinished tasks for the benefit of his distressed
family. With leave granted for a few days, Apurba returns as a ghost (with
special powers) to manipulate one thing after another in an urge to
make the remaining life of his family that much easier. But in the process, he
forgets where to stop, until one day, he oversteps into a plan made by the
conglomerate and finds himself standing face to face in conflict with GOD.
Can he win the uneven
Will God’s claim of
protecting the welfare of mankind prove to be a farce?
Is Karma the only basis of
author of The Fragrance of Rose and Sea of Kashmir comes The
Man, the Ghost, and the Proposition of God, a fun-filled dark comedy/thriller
which will quash the conventional belief system.
Chirajit Paul is a chartered accountant by
training, enterprise application specialist by profession, and a compulsive
novelist. “The Man, the Ghost, and the Proposition of God” is his fourth novel.