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A Hundred Little Flames - Chapter 1

There were two completely unrelated incidents that happened on Sunday , which would change Ayan’s life forever. 1. He attended an office party thrown by his boss in a swanky uptown pub in Pune. 2.More than a thousand miles away, in a small village in Kerala, not identifiable by Google Maps, his grandfather had a fall. On Monday morning, unaware of anything but the clock on his computer ticking, Ayan took a sip of the horrendous office tea with over-boiled tea leaves, too much milk and sugar. He had only forty-five minutes left before the meeting was to begin. Beads of perspiration trickled down his forehead into his eye, and he blinked. His brow furrowed, he sat hunched, with an ache in his neck, his fingers flying across the keyboard. He felt as though somebody was raining blows inside his head. His throat was parched despite the tea, and now his stomach began to feel queasy as well. He regretted having that fourth tequila last night. But Randhir had insisted. You

Review of A Hundred Little Flames by Preeti Shenoy

Hi there, I have been doing a Facebook and Instagram live for the past 3 days. Each day we discuss an emotion/concept related to the book.  (5 days, 5 emotions, 1 book. #AHundredLittleFlames) Today is day 4, and we will be talking about Friendship. For those of you who want to join in, tune into Instagram or Facebook at 12.00 noon and join me! Meanwhile I am DELIGHTED as I got my very first official review of A Hundred Little Flames. I am embdedding the review here, so you can see it  for yourself. The first review of my new book!! Thank you @adi_bibliophile91 !! Get the book (Link in bio). You can get a signed copy for only four more days. So hurry!! #Repost @adi_bibliophile91 (@get_repost) ・・・ Just like Ayan, the central protagonist of the #book #ahundredlittleflames by #preetishenoy I too learnt a lot about life, kindness, friendships, families and responsibilities from his humble, amiable, understanding and responsible grandfather, Gopal Shankar. A young man

And it all comes crashing down (post 10)

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