Urban Shots: Crossroads is a collection of short stories by multiple authors. The book paints a realistic portrait of different characters across India, showcasing their ambitions, fears, and secrets.
Summary Of The Book
In Urban Shots: Crossroads, Ahmed Faiyaz has compiled a number of stories that revolve around the urban concrete jungles in India. Works of writers, engineers, teachers, journalists and people from different backgrounds have been brought together in this book, giving it a more pungent taste of reality.
This book features a number of characters, each one different from the other. Some of the interesting characters from the book are Dr. Basu, a veteran gynaecologist who makes it big on the news, Sahil Seth, a man locked in a love triangle, a 17-year-old girl and her single mother, a lonesome kid with a beautiful bicycle, and a drunk man trying to get off a fast moving train in Mumbai. The book also features a kid who falls for his tutor and a woman with a troubled past who finds herself in the crowded bazaars of Mumbai.
Urban Shots: Crossroads is a compilation of 30 short stories, and the book paints a distinct picture in the minds of its readers.
About Ahmed Faiyaz
Ahmed Faiyaz, the editor of Urban Shots: Crossroads, is a Chartered Accountant Consultant, a civil servant, and an author.
He is the author of Love, Life & All That Jazz..., Another Chance, Down The Road, and Scammed.
He hails from Bangalore, though he is currently a resident of Dubai. There are 26 authors who have contributed their works to Urban Shots: Crossroads, including Anita Satyajit, Anitha Murthy, Ayesha Heble, Chandrima Pal, Gayatri Hingorani, Karthik, Malcolm Carvalho, Manisha Dhingra, Maryann Taylor, Mini Menon, Paritosh Uttam, Avani Rajesh, Reeti Gadekar, Rohan Swamy, Rohini Kejriwal, Sanchari Sur, Saritha Rao Rayachoti, Sharath Komarraju, Shiladitya Chakraborty, Shreya Maheshwari, Siddhartha Bhasker, S. Venkataraghavan, Vinod Joseph, and Vrinda Baliga.
Delicious collection of urban tales; Recommended
Certified Buyer, Hyderabad
Nice collection of short stories
Amol Arun Joshi
Young & Refreshing