About the Book: The Edge of Desire
Tuhin Sinha weaves a very graphic tale of corruption, political injustice, failure of the law and great personal courage all set against the backdrop of modern day India. A well-written, dynamic storyline centered on the sordid world of Indian politics the book explores the topic of rape that will leave the reader feeling angry, frustrated and betrayed.
After being pressured to marry, Shruti Ranjan, a journalist finds herself in the middle of Bihar in the 1990s. Married to the Deputy Commissioner of Kishanganj, Shruti enters a world where the law is scoffed at and the government has no claim. Where political parties back gangs and thugs who have a free hand to do as they please. Shruti is raped by one of the local thugs and faces humiliation and hypocrisy. When she tries to make a stand and report the crime, all her attempts to bring the perpetrator to justice are quashed. In steps Sharad Malviya, a leading member of the opposition party. He has an unusual answer to her situation a party ticket to the Lok Sabha elections. Left with no other choice, Shruti agrees and is catapulted into a world of power hungry macho men who see no place for women in politics. Will Shruti succeed in her fight? Or will the power struggle be too much for her?
About the Author: Tuhin A. Sinha
With three other ground breaking books under his belt, That Thing Called Love, The Captain (formerly 22 Yards) and Of Love and Politics, Tuhin A. Sinha is a best-selling author, columnist and a scriptwriter. He has written scripts for several popular TV Shows and his columns on Indian politics appear regularly in India's leading newspapers.
|Book:||The Edge of Desire|
|Number of Pages:||324|
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