Not Only The Things That Have Happened

Not Only The Things That Have Happened A woman relinquishes her four year old son to tourists passing through town Losing him she loses the story of her future A world away from her the boy becomes a man without the story of his past Dec

  • Title: Not Only The Things That Have Happened
  • Author: Mridula Koshy
  • ISBN: 9789350293942
  • Page: 241
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A woman relinquishes her four year old son to tourists passing through town Losing him, she loses the story of her future A world away from her, the boy becomes a man without the story of his past Decades on, the mother struggles on her deathbed to find the story that will release her from life the son s struggle is for the story that will allow him to live.Not Only thA woman relinquishes her four year old son to tourists passing through town Losing him, she loses the story of her future A world away from her, the boy becomes a man without the story of his past Decades on, the mother struggles on her deathbed to find the story that will release her from life the son s struggle is for the story that will allow him to live.Not Only the Things That Have Happened is a novel about the stories that make us and break us and then remake us.The novel takes place over a thirty six hour period, travelling between far flung places, characters, the past and the future Time is a character here, revealing that though the story of our present is always told for us, the story of the past and the future is ours to tell.

    One thought on “Not Only The Things That Have Happened”

    1. I liked this book's in three parts looking into an event in the past and building the story of people's lives before and after that event.

    2. This is my third book of the year thus far, and in a way, this book chose itself rather than me choosing it. I had gone to pick Freakonomics and while searching for that book, stumbled upon this book. I didnt know what to expect, however I liked the front cover of the book and the way it was done and eventually picked up this book. The one liner of this book is a pretty straightforward one. It is all about a mom who had to relinquish her little boy to a couple by way of adoption and the son who [...]

    3. “Not only the things that have happened” has an intriguing kinetic typography sort of a cover page and an endorsement on its back by Jeet Thayil (Author: Narcopolis) that it is an “intimate, epic, haunting” work, so it was easy for me to pick it up. But more impressive things about the book are to be found and cherished within these two hard covers, where Mridula Koshy narrates a touching tale about not only the things that have happened, but also the things that are going to happen in t [...]

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