Dark stuff. I think I’m attracting some dark stuff of late. The last story I read was a dark one as well. Anyway, this story has a child as the narrator. He’s ill, in Simla. It starts with his friend standing next to him, worried that he’d get well soon, and subsequently, would leave for Delhi. The story slowly evolves into something way more serious than that.
More than the storyline, it is about the feelings, the doubts, the confusion, the connection… about relationships—about how we humans deal with what we deal with. That way, it’s a nice, candid piece of work. It is about how a child what he sees, through his eyes of innocence.
To us adults, it is also about what’s important in relationships. About what drives relationships. And what destroys them.
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