ISBN 9789350291412,The Vicks Mango Tree

The Vicks Mango Tree



HarperCollins Childrens Books

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9789350291412

ISBN-10 935029141X


Number of Pages 386 Pages
Language (English)

19th century fiction

A Compilation Of Various Stories Put Together In One Single Book, The Vicks Mango Tree Will Leave You Thinking About The State Of Affairs During The Emergency. A Subtle Tug At How Journalists And The Middle-Class Were Afflicted By The Political Situation In India, This Book Truly Gripping. Summary Of The Book Anees Salim Has Created A Fictional Region Named Mangobaag And Shows How Various Characters Living In This Territory Are Living Through The Emergency. With Their Civil Liberties Crippled, All They Are Left With Is A Little Hope, Half-Hearted Revolts And Stern Censorships. During The Emergency, Raj Iyer A Budding Journalist Residing In The Alley Of The Vicks Mango Tree, Disappears And Comes Out A Few Year Later In The Form Of A Bronze Statue. People Are Unsure About How Or Why He Became This Famous, But Talks Of A Book Being Written On Him Is Doing The Rounds. The Book Will Proclaim Him The Modern Hero Of Mangobaag. The Story Of The Vicks Mango Tree Also Revolves Around Various Characters Like Teacher Bhatt, Rabia Sheik And Shankar Iyer Who Are Ordinary People. Complete With Peculiar Characters And Obscure Situations, The Book Is Imperative And Gripping.