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The Soul of Truth - cover

The Soul of Truth

Shaji Madathil

Translator Jessy Skaria

Publisher: Bloomsbury India

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The light of day culminates in the darkness of night. Likewise, does the radiance of birth dissipate in the gloom of death? No one knows. 
 
A new day inevitably emerges from a dying night. Likewise, does new life arise from death? No one knows. 
 
The author, speaking through the soul of the dead protagonist, takes the reader on a tumultuous journey, reliving the memories, and thoughts, and dreams of Uthaman; dead and gone, and yet, very much alive in essence. In the shadows of the dark trees, in the corridors of moonlit nights, Uthaman's soul lives on for forty-one nights, telling readers a vivid, poignant and silent story.

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