Following the Sound of Silence…
VS Sreedhara
FOLLOWING A PRAYER: A NOVEL by By Sundar Sarukkai Tranquebar, 2023, 244 pp., INR 199.00
February 2024, volume 48, No 2

What happens when one follows a prayer? Do the words reach anywhere? A twelve-year-old girl goes out in search of her grandmother’s prayer and loses her way in the forest.  Where do these words go? Do they really reach out to the God? She gets lost in her search but finds out the truth that words indeed do not go anywhere and that language itself is a lie.

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