THE BOY WORTH A DIAMOND: A NOVEL
Authored by Arpit Chahande (PGP 2012)
Harish was born in 1946 just a year before Indian Independence, ever since he had seen his family struggle with poverty and hunger. As he grows through years his life finds an uncanny similarity with challenges faced by the liberated nation. He struggles through his early adolescent years to educate himself while working alongside his mother as a labourer. But, things take an unfortunate turn when he could not secure any job after his education. He is left with no other option but to migrate far away from his friends and family to start all over again. Will he succeed? The narrative of this novel spans across a century to bring forth a tale of adventure, hope and perseverance in the face of odds that would strike a chord with any reader.