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About the Book
On the morning India woke up to the news of the gruesome assault on Nirbhaya, Sonyalay awake coming to terms with a nightmare of her own: if you place your safety in thehands of another, who is to blame for its consequences?Incited by the media post mortem of Nirbhaya that followed, Sonya gives up the securityof corporate life and starts a feminist webzine instead.When a Bollywood matinee idol -'Bhai' to his devotees, and simply 'The Torso' to themedia - expresses interest in promoting the launch of Sonya's publication in exchangefor a little whitewashing of his latest misogynist transgression, she is faced with theage-old question of just how far can one go till the end stops justifying the means?Thomas, her lover of a mere couple of months, suddenly burdened with contributing tofood and lodging, and Sonya, unable to apply her political stand to their abusiverelationship, negotiate the fluidity and chaos of contemporary urban relationships inways both familiar and unique!
About the Author
Tharun James Jimani is a writer and blogger currently based in Delhi. His first novel,'Cough Syrup Surrealism' was published in June 2013 by Fingerprint! Publishing(Prakash Books) to hugely positive commercial and critical reception.