A Many-layered Story
Malashri Lal
HOP, SKIP AND JUMP: PEREGRINATIONS OF A DIPLOMAT’S WIFE by By Reba Som Om Books International, 2023, 287 pp., INR 395.00
January 2024, volume 1, No January 2024, volume 48, No 1

To hop, skip and jump from Brazil to New York, to Rome, with several resting points in between, seems like a merry indulgence in a dream landscape. At first glance, Reba Som’s book may appear as a delightful reticule of travel tales spilling over with wondrous experiences under the benevolent eye of Hermes, the fleet-footed God of travel. Read more carefully,

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