Author: Romen Basu
Publisher: Abhinav Publications
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8170174732
One of India’s leading novelists Romen Basu has yet again written for a cause, the plight of the Israelis and the Palestinians looking for a just solution. Though fiction this work is more true to life than any historical novel. This is Basu’s fiftieth novel and twenty-ninth published work.
This novel has pained him says the author for decades in which the two sides are not finding a compromise solution rather than settling their disputes with swords.
Fatima a Palestinian and Emanuel a Jew, the two principal characters, are in the middle of the dispute. They continue to search for a solution and in the process lose their lives in an accidental death. The underlying message of he novelist is to strike a compromise for a lasting peace.
Political characters living or dead mentioned are purely fictional. Any resemblance to the real characters is circumstantial.