Author(s): Sharad P Paul
This debut novel is set in rural Tamil Nadu. Adolescents Kumar and Raman are kite-flyers, and their friend Laxmi is a superb burfi maker. They play by the Kaveri river and receive life lessons from the local peanut seller. The idyllic childhood is shattered when a blunder snowballs into a disaster.
With the Tamil-Hindi language riots as its backdrop, Paul
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