The Heavens We Chase: A Novel

The Heavens We Chase: A Novel

Lavanya Shanbhogue-Arvind / Apr 22, 2021

The Heavens We Chase A Novel In eleven year old Satya resident of the temple town of Shanishingnapur commits the ultimate act of treachery theft The houses in his town have no doors or windows because they believe that the

  • Title: The Heavens We Chase: A Novel
  • Author: Lavanya Shanbhogue-Arvind
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 290
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • In 1920, eleven year old Satya, resident of the temple town of Shanishingnapur commits the ultimate act of treachery theft The houses in his town have no doors or windows because they believe that the malefic planet Shani who watches over their town will punish thieves When Satya cycles away to Bombay, the deity strikes but undeterred he strives to chase down his heaveIn 1920, eleven year old Satya, resident of the temple town of Shanishingnapur commits the ultimate act of treachery theft The houses in his town have no doors or windows because they believe that the malefic planet Shani who watches over their town will punish thieves When Satya cycles away to Bombay, the deity strikes but undeterred he strives to chase down his heaven money, privilege and his life s ambition of a turf club for racing horses that will avenge his ouster from a Europeans Only club.Twenty years later Satya has risen in ranks as the Educational Inspector of the Bombay Presidency In line with the vision of Thomas Macaulay, he sets the curriculum Pythagoras instead of Panini, Galileo instead of Aryabhatta, Aesop s Fables instead of the Jataka Tales to create and Brown Sahibs to serve the British Raj It is in Lahore, where he is sent as an inspector of schools, that he meets Professor Ibrahim Hamid, who teaches his students the poetry of Baba Waris Shah and Kabir and represents a worldview of nationalistic movement that is working towards a free nation.This is also the story of Saraswathi, Satya s daughter, who much against his wishes is a singer of patriotic songs in support of the nationalist movement and falls in love with Professor Hamid while in Lahore with her father Even as she struggles for her identity and purpose, she is chasing her own heaven a place where she will find love, acceptance and respite from her father s cruelty.Set in the colonial cities of Bombay and Lahore, the Heavens We Chase is the story of a dysfunctional family whose dreams contradict each other s while being inescapably entangled.

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