Rupa & Co
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The Kabab Maker and the Consultant explores the experiences of love, greed, betrayal, friendship, and guile. There is darkness here; but also a strong undercurrent of optimism and hope, for the stories offer an empathetic view of human nature.
Set in contemporary India, these riveting tales spot the patterns that cut across social distinctions and try to understand life as a set of basic human experiences common to us all.
Crisp, well-written, with a polished narrative voice and unexpected, quirky twists, these stories release refreshing bursts of positive energy at every page ? leaving readers with a lingering whiff of emotions long after they have put down the book.
Light and crisp writing style.
Next door characters that the readers can relate with.
A positive spin to all the stories.
A profound insight on human relationships.
Readers need not commit a whole lot of time as in a novel
About the Author
Arun Sikka is an alumnus of IIT Delhi and IIM Ahmedabad. He has worked in the Corporate world for 30 years in India as well as overseas in senior management positions of reputed organisations.
His short stories have featured in BBC World Service Radio, All India Radio, Femina and Literature Alive (a British Council publication). Additionally he has written articles and poems for some of the leading National dailies like Indian Express, The Tribune and The Pioneer, as well as for International dailies like Khaleej Times and The Times of Oman. Currently he is a full-time writer and divides his time between Delhi and Pune.