Blood Rain and Other Stories

Author:

Dr. Prathap Kamath

Publisher:

LiFi Publications Pvt Ltd

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Publisher

LiFi Publications Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2014
ISBN-13

9789382536208

ISBN-10 9382536205
Binding

Paper Back

Edition FIRST
Number of Pages 166 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 19 x 12 x 1
Weight (grms) 168

Blood Rain and Other Stories contains fifteen stories that explore life situations embedded in contemporary reality marked by violence, selfishness, insensitivity, anxiety, corruption and revenge.

They are also alive to the presence of love and forgiveness, though rarely, in people who may have no reasons to possess them, in the eyes of the world. They vary in their tone from the serious, tragic and contemplative to the satiric and sardonic. While a number of them are portrayed on a realistic canvas, some of them verve into the fantastic and bizarre. The author has sought to set most of the stories in the ethos of Kerala to which he belongs.

Dr. Prathap Kamath

Prathap Kamath is Associate Professor of English at Sree Narayana College, Kollam affiliated to the University of Kerala. A bilingual writer, he has published a collection of poems in English, Ekalavya: a book of poems and two collections of stories in Malayalam. Blood Rain and Other Stories is his first collection of stories in English. He also translates poems from Malayalam to English, and has published academic articles on poetry, drama and fiction. He holds a doctorate from Mahatma Gandhi University.