The Room on the Roof is about Rusty, a sixteen-year-old Anglo-Indian boy in Dehra and his quest on the answer to the question of “Where do I really belong?” The book does not necessarily answer this question for Rusty. Or for you. However, it has enough food for thought.
At the centre of the book is Jasmine’s dream of making it as a successful model in the cut-throat world of fashion and how the manifesting powers help her.
These tales, as you can probably figure out, include Gods (not much of Goddesses), sages, kings (but not much of queens), king’s daughters (princesses), and their husbands (mostly princes), curses, boons, sacrifices, animals who can talk, royal marriages, friendships, pride, demons, herdsman, ghosts, fairies, and mortal humans.
Before you get any fancy ideas though, let me tell you that the sole purpose of this letter is to kick you out of my life. Once and for all.
These movies have done a great job of bringing the story quite perfectly from page to screen. Take a look and tell me which one’s your fav!
If each of the 18 short stories in this book is a bead, then the thread that holds them together is ‘memories’ and the book is thus, a pretty compact garland.
This book goes on talking about many such issues that considered a hush-hush affair in almost every Indian household. This book jumps from one issue to another swiftly. Just like we fall into those dark pits, without knowing so ourselves, and only realizing it after we’re somewhat lost.
These pages contain poems and prose, about challenges, conversations, love, heartbreak, self-love, self-discovery, and many more that you will definitely be able to relate.
His Dark Materials is that series from Fantasy and Science Fiction which has the power to make a child fall in love with reading.
The “story” is just a hotchpotch of a few Bollywood movies set in a foreign country about characters that are very Indian but with foreign names.