World Library  


QR link for Glaring Shadow : A Stream of Consciousness Novel
Open EEWOWW
Add to Book Shelf
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Book

Glaring Shadow : A Stream of Consciousness Novel

By Murthy, BS

Click here to view

Book Id: WPLBN0003437399
Format Type: PDF (eBook)
File Size: 1.16 MB.
Reproduction Date: 2014

Title: Glaring Shadow : A Stream of Consciousness Novel  
Author: Murthy, BS
Volume:
Language: English
Subject: Non Fiction, Philosophy, Self help
Collection: Authors Community
Subcollection: Love
Historic
Publication Date:
Publisher: Self-published
Member Page: BS Murthy

Description
Glaring Shadow in a stream of consciousness mode is the self-account of the life and times of a man, who liquidates his immense wealth only to consign it to the flames. The agony and ecstasy of his life as he makes it big in our materialistic world and the way he loses his soul in the bargain, only to regain it when tragedy strikes him makes one ponder over the meaning of success in life. He had the soul of our times, and is the namesake of many. He tamed success by the scruff of its neck, only to fuel envy in our neighborhood. When it seemed there was no stopping him, fate dealt him a deadly blow in his early sixties. Besides losing his wife, son and daughter-in-law with their children in that fatal road mishap, he found his leg mangled in the debris of their Ferrari. The intensity of the pity all felt for him seemed to match the magnitude of his loss, but as he became a recluse, his thought eluded all, and in due course, his tragedy became a thing of the past. But, in time, his intriguing behavior brought him back to the top of the page three in the local media - why he had disposed off his lucrative real estate for a song that left the realtors in the lurch. And as if to create a newsflash in the business world, he had off-loaded his considerable stockholding, which sent the bulls running for cover in the country's bourses. Soon, even as the scrip was crunching in the bear hug, the closure of his umpteen bank accounts earned him the national headlines, as it heralded a first rate liquidity crisis in the country's banking system. But even in that gloomy setting, it cost me a fortune to acquire palatial bungalow the outhouse of which he had retained. When I called on him for chitchat that morning, I was shocked to see him shredding mounds of money lying beside him.....

Summary
‘’Glaring Shadow’ was born out of my conviction that for fiction to impact readers, it should be the soulful rendering of characters rooted in their native soil but not the hotchpotch of local and foreign caricatures sketched on a hybrid canvas.

Excerpt
"As if to stress upon my loss, another said that the beauty of his life was such that he made a huge difference to the lives of others. It was an article of faith with him that service to humanity lies in inculcating self-belief in people."

Table of Contents
1. Glaring Shadow 2. Pains of Regret 3. Cradle of Life 4. Outlook for Re-look 5. Humbling Reality 6. Orgies of Love 7. Pangs of Remorse 8. Villainy of Innocence 9. Couple of a Kind 10. A Character of Sorts 11. Moments of Poignance 12. Enigma of Being 13. Vignettes of a Village 14. A Teacher of Note 15. Brink of Incest 16. Love-less Love 17. Flights of Heart 18. Gaffes of Youth 19. Pats and Slights 20. An Emotional Affair 21. The Harlot Zone 22. A Lingering Longing 23. Smallness of Bigness 24. Disown to Own 25. Sentiment of Ruin 26. Enigma of Attraction 27. Veneer of the Vile 28. Swap for Nope 29. Goring Syndrome 30. Back to the Basics

 

Click To View

Additional Books


  • Love Corner : Love poetry Volume 1 (by )
  • Passageways Volume 1 (by )
  • Nameless (by )
  • I Wanna Be Happy (by )
  • 100 Diamond Quotes (by )
  • Conscious Creator (by )
  • Power your Life with PEP (by )
  • Ética e Política num Estado Democrático ... (by )
  • Malignants in the Body Politic : Redefin... (by )
  • Vipassana - Confessions of a Serial Medi... Volume 1 (by )
  • Океан Божественности (Ocean of Divinity) (by )
  • Estetica Paradoxismului (Beauty Paradoxi... (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.