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"It's an improbable and hauntingly beautiful love story, almose surreal in it's innocence." - Aparna Sen

"It is worthy of a Tagore in its understanding of the rituals that bind the human heart." - India Today

"Such is the dexterity with which Basu writes that the 12 separate stories meld together to become a book of evocation. In the end what one remembers is the splendid and the remarkable." - Outlook

"Kunal Basu deserved to be thanked for bringing short stories back into reckoning." - The Telegraph

"Each story, touching lightly upon the human condition, is sure-footed in its movement and measured in its pace." - The Hindu

"These stories are a tribute to the imagination." - Mint

"The most endearing quality of Basu's writing is how he exploits and magnifies mundane, everyday happenings to incidents of wonder." - Delhi Midday

"Well-defined plots, well-rounded characters mark each of these stories. A delight for lovers of short stories, this collection reflects the author's understanding of human nature, including its eccentricities." - Society



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