As the world is shaken by a virus, Shobhaa De – a writer who understands the human heart and how it beats – felt the need to document not just what she is going through personally but what the entire world is experiencing. And out of this need emerged many unique narratives ...
Lockdown Liaisons is a collection of short stories, from the varying perspectives of both men and women – young and old, brave and cowardly, cheerful and weighed down – each story an unique offering from a writer who understands how very fragile human relationships can be as they break, suffer and are redefined under trying circumstances.
There is an exhausted woman who wishes her husband saw her as something more than an outlet for his sexual needs, there is a weaver in Benaras who has a magical relationship with his loom which changes as the lockdown proceeds and there is a young married couple who grow increasingly disenchanted with each other as the lockdown shows no signs of letting up. Read these stories and more, in this moving and relatable collection of love stories by Shobhaa De.
Shobhaa De is a widely read author and columnist. She is known for her outspoken, irreverent views, making her one of India's most respected opinion shapers. Her writings have consistently chronicled her deeply felt socio-political-cultural concerns.