TITLE: A Hundred Little Flames
AUTHOR: Preeti Shenoy
PRICE: £13.99 (UK); $25.95 (US)
PUBLISHING DATE: UK – 1st February 2023; US – 1st March 2023
NUMBER OF PAGES: 372
ABOUT THE BOOK
Sometimes, a journey back is a step forward. When 26-year-old Ayan is sent to live with his grumpy old grandfather Gopal Shanker, in a tiny village, in Kerala, he is understandably devastated. What can a sleepy, idyllic village without even Internet connectivity offer a young man?
To make matters worse, Jairaj, Ayan’s domineering father has his own plans and is determined to have his way. Soon, Ayan has to come to terms with the hard realities of life and the blindness of greed as he and Gopal Shanker learn that life can sometimes unravel in unanticipated ways. A young man, whose life lies ahead of him. An old man, whose life is all in the past. And a few months that change everything.
A Hundred Little Flames is a charming account of a relationship across generations and also a meditative look at the issues of old people. Preeti Shenoy’s foray into new fictional terrain is an absolute triumph!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Preeti Shenoy has authored 15 bestsellers ranks among the highest selling authors in India. She is also on the Forbes longlist of the most influential celebrities in India. She has represented India at International literature festivals in Birmingham, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi and others. Preeti has been featured by all major media including BBC World, Cosmopolitan, The Hindu, Verve and Times of India among others.
She is the winner of popular choice fiction award 2021 by AutHER awards from Times of India and most popular self-help book of 2021 by Amazon India. She is also the recipient of several awards including ‘Indian of the Year’ award for 2017 and award for Business Excellence by the New Delhi Institute of Management.
She is a motivational speaker, who has given talks in many premier educational institutions and corporate organisations like KPMG, ISRO, Infosys and Accenture and others. An avid fitness enthusiast, she is also an artist specialising in portraiture and illustrated journals. Her other interests are travel, photography, blogging and yoga. Her books include The Magic Mindset, When Love Came Calling, Wake Up Life is Calling, Life is What You Make it, The Rule Breakers, A Hundred Little Flames, It’s All In The Planets, Why We Love The Way We Do, The Secret Wish List, The One You Cannot Have and many others
Her work has been translated into many Indian languages and also into Turkish.