22 Years – A Kashmir Story By Bill K Koul

Product description:

“This book is ON Kashmir and Kashmir ALONE. As the title implies, one lakh Pandit families may have one lakh stories to tell. This book, 22 Years, is the story of one such émigré Kashmiri, Billu, who returns to the beautiful valley of Srinagar after twenty-two years of self-imposed exile. He not only breaks a vow, he falls in love once again with the land of his birth as all his childhood and growing up memories rush back to hug him and tie him to his roots. Much like Rushdie’s Shalimar, ‘There were narcissi from the banks of rushing rivers and peonies from the high meadows growing on his chest…’ At the same time, with memories return all his fears that made him flee Srinagar in 1989, ahead of his community, before the secessionist fury of communalism had engulfed the valley. In Kashmiri poet Ayaz Rasool Nazki’s words: ‘I am the Nostradamus of your age. I saw it happen. Before my time. And so was blinded…. They made a mistake. They forgot about me. I wasn’t awake. I wasn’t asleep either.’ Bill Koul was writing his story. This story.”

Product details

  • Paperback: 230 pages
  • Publisher: Vitasta Publishing Private Limited; First edition (19 August 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9386473143
  • ISBN-13: 978-9386473141
  • Package Dimensions: 23 x 18 x 3 cm

Review:

I’m astounded this tome missing me spellbound. This tome is amazing I loved story as it is a valid story and is been narrated from the perspective of one foremost spirit Billu. tome starts with who am i

This early barely is awesome. As I stimulated on The young man comes home, The day of Exile, The day before exit, sparkle in Kashmir, an immigrant in India – Jammu & Delhi, discernment Transition & Challenges, Conversations in backwoods every inauguration is with more or less flex or poems of pronounced personalities and off possibility of instigator moreover every one appearance (2 liners and 4 liners) of person behind are mesmerising. Title defensible and coat exceedingly its greatest suited. This is author’s 4th signup and is cause receive prepared a huge job. advocate every single one to purchase this sample you won’t be repentant it costs change on this. each and every one the paramount novelist

A must read the book for all age people.

Source: Sushilrana

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