Chatur Shastri and Sir Toby
The story unfolds in an American household. The members of the Indian family that occupy that house are immigrants from India. America is a country of immigrants. People from all over the world came in droves and settled in that bountiful.
The narrator and protagonist of the adventure is Chatur Shastri, a very smart rat with the longest tail in Ratdom, whose parents are also recent immigrants. He is witness to the ups and downs of a cat family. He adopts one of the surviving kittens after its mother disappears. He humorously and lovingly watches its rise from a hunted and starving creature to the privileged and pampered titled lord, Sir Toby.
He leads the odyssey through the underworld of Ant men and Asurs that tests their mettle and humanity and transform them.
Kanji Mora is an addenda Whose situation redeems the egoist Sir Toby.
About the Author: The author Dr. Sulekha Sharma, is a superannuated teacher of English language and literature. She taught undergraduate classes for 36 years, starting in 1956. The focus of her doctoral thesis was William Faulkner. A copy of her thesis was accepted by the library of Oxford University, Mississippi, USA. She was invited as a research scholar to the university where she spent three weeks in September 1987. She did a four-week summer course in Modern Literary Criticism and Linguistics at Harvard University in the summer of 1979.
She has done specialized courses in the teaching of English language as a foreign language from the Indian Institute of English and Foreign Languages at Hyderabad India.
She is a life member of the American Institute of Research Studies, Hyderabad, India. She lives in India and USA.
- Paperback: 58 pages
- Publisher: White Falcon Publishing ; 1 edition (2019)
- Author: Dr. Sulekha Sharma
- ISBN-13: 9789388459617
- Product Dimensions: 21.5 x 0.2 x 21.5 cm
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