Masala Chai is the another assortment of part sensitive, part profound and utterly enchanting stories which are beginning to become the hallmark of their enormously observant and industrious writer. Every story has its roots in the mundane. But its the simple rendering of the profound and profound rendering of the simple which lends all these tales a unique flavor. Each story will suck you in with the simplicity of the plot, depiction of wide and at times, disparate range of emotions and undoubtedly, the brilliance of the narrative. As far as story-telling goes, Masala Chai is piping hot and of course-addictive.
In this second venture, the characters come even more alive. By the time you start to read about them, you have visualized each and every person you know. Each story comes with a flavor of its own, which is unique to it. Every story gives a feel of the relation you have been in, at some point of time. If it wasn't for these moments life wouldn't be complete and if it wasn't for this book, you will never go back to revisit these memories. These stories will make you laugh, with their innocence, leave your eyes moist with the dark emotions. Every human has a list within them, lists of things they did, they never did or still dream of doing. These short stories are all about that. In short, if you want to know why this book should be part of your collection? Because no matter what these stories bring out from within you, they will make you react to each situation in them as if its your own.
Very few people in this world get to rediscover themselves. And even out of those lucky few, only a handful of those actually go down the road or self discovery and come out on tops. At one point of time, Divya Prakash Dubey was an Engineer and then an MBA. But that was just a tip of iceberg, what qualifications could do best to define him. They could not hide a very deeper aspect of his personality for very long, that him being a master storyteller. That he is not a novice was already proven with his first book - Terms and Conditions apply. He brings his second mouth watering, mind refreshing collection of short stories Masala Chai.