5 Quotes from Akhil Sharma’s ‘A Life of Adventure and Delight’ Which Make His Book a Must-Read

Stories are, after all, nothing more than accounts of the workings of the human heart and mind in relation to the world. And the mark of a successful storyteller, as we all know, is nothing more than the ability to get under the reader’s skin and tug at their heartstrings. Akhil Sharma’s new collection of short stories — A Life of Adventure and Delight, consolidates his reputation of a master storyteller with eight stories of the fragile human heart, told in a way that’s “as hypnotic as those found in the pages of Dostoyevsky”.

Here are 5 instances from Sharma’s new anthology to convince you to pick up a copy right now.

A retired divorcé, in search of love and companionship, decides to relearn how to impress a woman by reading women’s magazines. But how does his search end?

A young boy explores his relationship with the divine and negotiates with God to get what he wants.

A young boy observes his older cousin grow up to break norms and lead a life that often leaves him in a state of shock.

What happens when you wake up and fall in love with your husband, only for a day?

An ordinary man’s life takes some exceptional turns during a few extraordinary moments. Does his life change forever?

Grab your copy of Akhil Sharma’s fascinating new collection of stories here now!

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