Editor | Fiction
Sanam is a carefree, but headstrong young girl. A spat with a politician’s son pushes her take up a big challenge-to become an IAS. At the same time, a small-town boy, Aamir, is nudged into studying for the civil services too. Their hard work pays off when both become rank holders.
And soon their lives come together at the IAS Training Academy, Mussoorie. Love blossoms, but when they decide to spend their lives together, all hell breaks loose. Their religious difference become a reason for clashes between the two communities, social media explodes and things take a dangerous turn.
It seems hate has triumphed over love. What will be Sanam and Aamir’s fate?
A heady mix of dreams and desire, this is a story of undying love in the face of our society’s most dangerous beliefs.
About the Author
Pankaj Dubey is a bestselling bilingual novelist and film-maker. Both his books, What a Loser! and Ishqiyapa: To Hell With Love, published by Penguin India, have been written by him in Hindi as well. He accentuates the socio-political undercurrents with quirks and humour in his style of writing. He has been a journalist with the BBC World Service in London. He was also selected for the prestigious Writers’ Residency in the Seoul Art Space, Yeonhui, Seoul, South Korea, amongst three novelists from Asia in 2016.