ISBN 9781935677178,The Purple Lotus And Other Stories

The Purple Lotus And Other Stories


Grantha Books



Grantha Books

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9781935677178

ISBN-10 1935677179


Number of Pages 124 Pages
Language (English)


In this thoroughly engaging book, The Purple Lotus and Other Short Stories, the author, Ratna Rao Shekar, explores the intricate details of love, migration, cultural differences, and the like. The author portrays different situations that are set in different countries and times. One of the stories is about an Indian girl with traditional values and the story explores her struggle with a live-in relationship in Manhattan. Another story is based on the life of a young boy who has to come to terms with the fact that his dead father will never return to him. All of these stories and many more keep the reader captivated right through the course of the book. Ratna Rao Shekar is a famous Indian author and journalist, who has been in this field for about thirty years. She has written for numerous publication houses, some of which are even based abroad. She has written for an Indian magazine named Wow! Hyderabad, which is a very successful magazine. She has also helped to found another magazine titled Housecalls. She is currently working as the editor of both these magazines.