Travel to India from the comfort of your ebook with this delightful collection of stories. Mr. Sharma’s stories combine subtle humor with deep empathy for the human condition, where his rich cast of characters rarely get what they seek but push forward as they necessarily must. Witty, fun, and full of the wonderful imagery of India, these stories are sure to entertain and inform readers looking to escape via the literary imagination of a master storyteller.
Mr. Sharma's novel The Tailor's Needle, published by Penguin in India, has received the following praise, which captures much of the charm of his story collection as well:
Gis Hoyle, a novelist and reviewer, observes that in the novel "The whole is held together by a gently mocking and yet ultimately compassionate narrative voice, which gives the reader a brief and enchanting glimpse into a world now gone, with all its faults – and all that might be loved in it, too."
Creation date: 2012-10-10