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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

FLASH BITES : A collection of Flash Fiction by Abha Iyengar

Available as an e-book on smashwords 

Review by: BishalThapa on Aug. 29, 2011 :     

Ever stood under an Indian Monsoon after a hot, sunny day? Flash Bites might let you experience that sensation. 

Each raindrop is unique. Some are big heavy drops that hurt you when it lands. Some are small light drops that tickle you when it lands. Yet others are just illusionary drops that disappear somewhere on the way down. Some drops hurtle straight down; some sideways; yet others have no idea which way it wants to go. A rain shower contains many such drops.

Taking in Ms. Iyengar’s book is like standing under an Indian Monsoon after a hot, sunny day. Each drop has its unique character. But it is the rain shower that drenches you.

I would recommend not bringing an umbrella.

(Bishal Thapa is Vice President with global consultancy firm works on energy and environmental issues, though he would rather be reviewing books than climate policies.)

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