Author: M Mukundan
Translator(s)/ Edito: D Krishna Ayyar
ISBN/UPC (if available): 81-89934-00-7
From one single message sent across cyberspace between a dancer and a stranger, a story of passion, love and the fabulous world of dance evolves.
The book follows the journey of Agni, a dancer from a small village in Kerala. As his dancing career takes off, Agni meets a man who will change his life forever. As their relationship grows, Agni is compelled to confront himself in his many dimensions. The story is in a truly postmodern style, with impersonal messages across the internet powerfully conveying both the dancer’s elation and anguish.
revolved around the different levels of the narrative, sexuality, relationships, the obsession about the body and the perfection beyond the body.
Satchidanandan commented on the novel, as being a “transformation of the everyday.” He said, “For the first time in India, email has been used to develop a serial narrative through which the story unfolds. This is something unique and global.”