ISBN 9788184002034,A Cool, Dark Place

A Cool, Dark Place


Random House



Random House

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9788184002034

ISBN-10 8184002033


Number of Pages 256 Pages
Language (English)

Literary Collections

Zef returns to Madras, her world rocked by two shocking discoveries. Her father, Gravy, has killed himself. The worst discovery comes when Zef sits down to speak with her distraught mother. The tapestry that is her family begins to unravel as her mother speaks to her of her past. Zef's grandfather Don, the colourful alcoholic that Supriya Dravid portrays him as, is the embodiment of fatherly love and protective obsession bottled in one tequila shot that she can't quite down without feeling the burn along her throat. Zef's story and the story of Don intertwine to form the rest of this narrative which explores the melancholy of truth and the joy of illusion.
About the author -:
Supriya Dravid is an Indian writer and journalist.
A graduate of the University of Auckland where she studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics, she has lived in many cities across India and the world. After a short stint at Cartoon Network, she began working in journalism. She currently works at India Today.