This is a description of the lunch hour at the school mess, written according to the IGCSE conventions of descriptive writing. There are author’s notes at the end,
Trolleys trudging in tow, a tapestry of travellers weaves itself through the labyrinthine Lucknow Charbagh railway station. The rusty iron stairs creak, as passersby hustle with hurried footsteps and descend onto platform number four. A lone graffiti, its paint dulled by centuries-old layers of dust, welcomes with the words: Mushkuraiye, aap Lucknow me hai! Passengers in-waiting […]
This is a humorous anecdote based on a real account.
It was the year 2006 when Kiran Desai’s novel The Inheritance of Loss won the Booker prize. Although since then, I have had the good fortune of reading many award-winning books in my career as a literature enthusiast, I distinctly remember that particular book and author. I remember that novel because it was the first […]