What happens when the psychiatrist himself needs healing?
• Aditya, a busy psychiatrist with a demanding practise, knows the key to his success lies in remaining rational yet humane.
• Immersed in his work, mending the minds of patients suffering from manic depression, hypersexuality and delusions, his stride suddenly falters when he meets a former love, who is in denial about her son’s schizophrenia. Gently, he treats the boy and brings him back to stability.
• Without warning, life throws Aditya a curveball. Suffering from a string of major professional setbacks he is overcome by a sense of failure and burn-out and begins to question his own professional worth.
With compassionate insight, the author weaves a compelling story about the human mind – its traps, its limits, and its ability to fight back...
Susmita Bagchi has published eight novels, seven short-story collections and a travelogue, all in Odia. Her work has been translated into English, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. Among her many awards are the Odisha Sahitya Akademi award and the Utkal Samman. She lives in Bangalore with her husband Subroto. They have two daughters, Neha and Niti.