Each of the stories in this collection is a mirror of life, a little masterpiece of meaning and mesmerizing perfection. These stories are captivating with baffling variety that capture, the inner and the outer world realistically; and ingeniously explore a stimulating array of themes and situations. There is simplicity and sophistication. It is about the people and the country. In the wider context, the stories provide glimpses of Indian ethods and contemporary wisdom, which go back to ancient roots. Basically stories of human relationship, its agonies nd challenges, these extend subtly to reflect Indian life of not only ordinary men but those sitting at the flring line where decisions appear feasible. Emotions, thoughts and earthly existence reveal the real location of man, of what he thinks of life and the world.