About the Book :
It would be appropriate to call this collection of short-stories Mumbai Dreams, as the seeds for most of the stories were sown there. These short stories strike an interesting balance between the characters and their experiences and vividly express the lateral thinking of the author. The collection includes a motley set of human feelings like sarcasm, suspense, humour, emotion, etc. with stories on college life, science fiction, family plots and school life, amongst others. This collection of stories is targeted at every age group, right from youngsters to elders. The plots have been framed in such a way that it would be possible for every reader to associate himself with some character or the other. One of the most important characteristics that the author wishes to highlight is the twists that have been intertwined suitably in the stories. The Kleptomaniac, The X-Phenomenon, The College Rider, The Auto Freak and such other stories are examples of what may be called O Henry Twists. These twists enhance the overall reading interest and make sure that the readers feel reluctant to put the book down. The X-Phenomenon and The Mysterious Maid belong to the science fiction category which deals with the world of robots and will be found very humorous to read. It is certain that the book will receive warm welcome from the lovers of literature particularly those having keen interest in fiction.
Preface; 1. The Kleptomaniac; 2. The X-Phenomenon; 3. The College Rider; 4. The Poor Father; 5. Goofy; 6. Destinys Child; 7. The Journey; 8. Butter Fingers; 9. Ball-Craze; 10. The Real Colour; 11. The Auto Freak I; 12. The Auto Freak II; 13. The Assistant; 14. The Repelling Force; 15. The Trip; 16. The Mysterious Maid
About the Author :
Chandrasekharan K. is an Engineering graduate from Sastra University, Tamil Nadu. He has been one of the regular toppers at the university and has been awarded the prestigious Deans List Award for three consecutive years. He has worked on various research projects at premier institutes like the Indian Institute of Technology, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, etc.Currently, he pursues his Masters in Industrial and Systems Engineering at the North Carolina State University, USA. Apart from writing, his interests include Sports, Yoga and Management. The author can be contacted at email@example.com.
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