Each of the ten tales in this collection has a plot connected with the game of golf. The stories are also linked by an underlying theme based on the element of chance altering ordinary course of events. The appearance of a common character in almost all of them serves to heighten a sense of involvement as the different plots unfold. 'With a fine eye for detail and nuances in the human condition, as seen through the protagonists in each story, Parmarsan S. Thangkhiew's narrations weave seamlessly through golf, a prince among sports. Often, the author's wry sense of humor is also made all too evident, an exercise that is rare among present day Indian writers writing in English. A toast of a read!' Dhruba Hazarika, Author of 'Bowstring Winter'hand, asked a#39;Do you want to quit and go home with the Rs. I crore or proceed ahead for the final question? Yes! ... I was the first contestant from the Northeast India to make it to the penultimate round of the 2nd season of the KBC contest. ... I was completely cocksure about my ability to answer any damn question and I was ensconced in that false zone of certainty. I faintly registered the shouts from my cousin who had escorted me to the show and who 71 North By Northeast And Otheranbsp;...
|Title||:||NORTH BY NORTHEAST AND OTHER STORIES|
|Publisher||:||PartridgeIndia - 2014-07-30|