Portraits of Life: A Collection of Short Stories by Barun Roy

Barun Roy
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 Portraits of Life’ is a collection of highly engaging short stories which are as diverse as they are uncanny. The reader will never be able to guess what the author is up to. And this is where Barun Roy’s mastery at storytelling comes to light. He keeps the reader engaged to such an extent that it becomes almost impossible to keep the book down without completing it. 

The characters are also varied as they are realistic. A Soviet Army Captain fights the Mujaheddin in 1980’s Afghanistan, a street beggar tries to make sense of reality in Darjeeling, an Indian Naval Attaché juggles life and career in New Delhi, a school boy comes of age in Darjeeling, a Wall Street Stock Broker finds the meaning of life in Sahara, an Afro-American teenager questions life itself  in  Memphis, Tennessee and many others. 

A must read for all Short Story lovers. 
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About the author

 Barun Roy is  a well acclaimed author based in India. He has authored more than 12 books. He is best known for his works in fiction particularly short stories and novels. However, he is also known for his work in non fiction having authored most of his books in the field of Indian History, Journalism and Mass Communication. 


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Publisher
Barun Roy
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Pages
162
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ISBN
9789353469085
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Language
English
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