This album of eleven short stories tries to portray true to life situations in the current milieu. The writer has used his creative prowess in building them basing on his observation of social complexities. Written in lucid style the satirical undertone in these stories can be well perceived by the reader who may find the latter both musing and amusing. Though written in the Indian context, the stories may be enjoyed by the non-Indian reader as well.
The author, Pradeep Kumar Panda, has some years of editorial experience in the print media—newspapers, periodicals and books. He has produced several essays which have been published in newspapers and periodicals. Also a translator and grant writer, Mr Panda lives in Cuttack city in India’s Odisha state.