Once Upon a Time in the Future

Once Upon a Time in the Future

by A. K. Kulshreshth

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Overview

The Indian epic Mahabharat is a vast, magical and timeless literary creation that makes us wonder if all stories have already been told. This collection of speculative stories offers homage to the Mahabharat. The stories alternate between mystery and fantasy, and move in time between the epic age, the present and the year 2049. These stories address simple questions:
What went on in the minds of the heroes of the
Mahabharat? Can we use its episodes to make sense of the India of today? What would Krishna do if he wanted to redeem the future of India? If all stories have been told, so have these. But stories, even upon retelling, can entertain and surprise.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789811173233
Publisher: Cernunnos Books
Publication date: 07/29/2018
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.52(d)

About the Author

A.K. Kulshresth's short stories have appeared in literary magazines (including Asia Literary Review and Wasafiri) and anthologies in eight countries. Together with his mother, he has translated two novels ("Katora Bhar Khoon", 1895 and "Chitralekha", 1934) from Hindi to English, and is currently working on a third one ("Vaishali ki Nagarvadhu", 1948-49). He has bachelor's and master's degrees in engineering, and a Ph.D. in management. He lives in Singapore and works in the technology industry.

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