The Reengineers

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Chinmay Narayan is plotting to kill himself. He is a misfit at school, his parents are about to divorce and the love of his life doesn't know he exists. But before he can get anywhere with the suicide plan, Chinmay and his friends, Anu and Sabi, stumble into the eerie world of Conchpore through a portal in Uncle RK's library. They find themselves in the Seeker's School, where you can buy spiritual courses to bring you enlightenment. While the seekers seem unaware that there is something amiss, Chinmay and his friends chance upon a strange and sinister plot involving some teachers and administrators. The charismatic Siddharth, a visiting former student of the school, seems like their one big hope. Then Chinmay discovers that Siddharth is seeking catharsis from his dark past by writing a book - a book with Chinmay as the protagonist. Is Siddharth part of the evil caucus? Will the three youngsters find their way back to the world they left behind? Can Chinmay become the author of his own life? Set in Madras in the early 1990s, The Reengineers dispels the boundaries between fiction and reality to tell a tale that is as much a coming-of-age story as it is an inspiring narrative about self-empowerment and spiritual growth.
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About the author

Indu Muralidharan grew up in Madras, in a small house with a large library. She counts a number of characters from classic English novels among her early friends. Her obsessive love of fiction led her to delve deep into metafiction, reading and writing stories about books, writers and the writing process, which she believes helps her to better understand the nature of reality. An engineering college topper from Madras University and presently a senior manager in eCommerce, she finds that her day job both inspires and complements her writing. She lives in Chennai, which she loves as much as the Madras of the early nineties where The Reengineers is set.
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Publisher
Harper Collins
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Published on
Apr 1, 2015
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Pages
264
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ISBN
9789350297308
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Religious
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This content is DRM protected.
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