|12-27-2012, 11:57 PM||#1|
Join Date: Dec 2012
Free lit. fic. ebook A Deconstructed Heart 12/29 -12/30
Please feel free to download my ebook this weekend, A Deconstructed Heart.
Here is the blurb:
Mirza is a middle-aged Indian college professor whose wife has left him. He moves out of his house into a tent in his back garden, where he sets up an outdoor classroom and serves tea to his kind but bewildered neighbors. He is visited by the irritable spirit of his long-dead teacher, Khan Sahib, who is befuddled by the dysfunctions of modern life.
In the north of England, Mirza's niece, Amal, is finishing up her last year of college before she is expected to join her parents in their new home in India. Asked by her father to talk her uncle back into his senses, she moves into Mirza's house, and they soon are connected by their shared loneliness. She meets Rehan, Mirza's student, and is intrigued by the path of certainty he has built over his own loss and loneliness--a certainty that is threatened by his growing feelings for her.
When Rehan disappears, Amal's suffering forces Mirza to face the world once more. Together, Mirza and Amal must come to a new understanding of what it means to be an immigrant family when the old traditions have unraveled.
A Deconstructed Heart is a novella that explores the breakdown and rebuilding in one immigrant family trying to adapt: how lines in families and cultures are forcibly redrawn, how empty space can be reframed by a tent into a new definition of home... but how, no matter how hard we may try to forget, the past refuses to be contained.
You can find it at Amazon: amazon.com/A-Deconstructed-Heart-ebook/dp/B009ZO1FVA
|contemporary fiction, england, family, india, literary fiction|
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Free (Kindle/Nook/ChristianBook) 10 People Every Christian Should Know [Non-Fic]||ATDrake||Deals, Freebies, and Resources (No Self-Promotion)||4||01-31-2015 02:25 AM|
|Free (Kindle) 30+ assorted Infinite Ideas non-fic [Self-Help, How-To, Classics]||ATDrake||Deals, Freebies, and Resources (No Self-Promotion)||6||07-17-2012 10:21 AM|
|Free Collection of Previously Published Spec Fic||Peadar Ó Guilín||Self-Promotions by Authors and Publishers||3||05-08-2011 07:00 AM|
|Free Ebook: Peter J. Schakel, Reading with the Heart: The Way into Narnia||Patricia||Deals, Freebies, and Resources (No Self-Promotion)||24||02-01-2009 11:52 PM|
|Other Non-Fiction Schakel, Peter J: Reading with the Heart: The Way into Narnia, LIT v.1, 31 Jan 2009.||Patricia||Other Books||0||01-30-2009 07:54 PM|