As a young boy, Hari watches his widowed mother single-handedly shoulder the responsibility of the family that had been cast adrift by the sudden demise of his father. Driven by the desire to shield her children from abject poverty, she decides to move with the family to South India. Following years of struggle and penury, Hari grows up to be a schoolmaster, living by the values he teaches. That, however, is not always easy for him to do, and he often finds himself in conflict with a society that is as orthodox as it is unwilling to change. Through a chain of unforeseen events, Hari finds himself as a lone traveller on the winding road fate has chalked out for him.
Masterji is a moving tale of a man in conflict with the world and with himself in search of an eternal truth that lies
Puja Borker holds a BA (hons) in International Business Admin from University of Lincoln, UK. She returned to Chennai soon thereafter to become a part of her father’s educational publishing business. Her writing had availed her a place in she first literary workshop held by the University of East Anglia’s in India.
She currently lives in Bengaluru with her husband and is a managing partner in their ICT firm. She is also a certified yoga teacher in Hatha and Power Yoga. She has learned Kalaripayattu (martial-art) and is a freelance yoga instructor.
Masterji is her debut novel. Talking Points
A journey of self-discovery that will touch a chord in the heart of every reader
Emotional in content with points of high drama
Portrays a spiritual awakening that all readers, young and old, will be able to identify with
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