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Gumrah: 11 Short Teen Crime Stories

by Ira Trivedi

  1. ISBN: 978-81-291-3955-9
  2. Pages: 199 pages
  3. Date: January 2016

ABOUT THIS BOOK

‘… if we are not careful about who we trust, we could be used or even harmed.’—Chetan Bhagat, from the Foreword

Drawn from real-life events, and based on a popular tele-series Gumrah by Star India Pvt. Ltd this book holds tales revolving around adolescent crime, deceit, treachery and bad judgement. In ‘Soulmate’, a case of sibling rivalry leads to disastrous consequences, while in ‘Heartbreak’, the dark side of the nicest of people is exposed. ‘Naaz’ reveals how cultural differences can sometimes lead to danger and ‘Double MMS’ shows a college girl’s stabs at popularity going horribly awry.

Written by bestselling author Ira Trivedi, Gumrah: 11 Short Teen Crime Stories is a must-read, with every story revealing the consequences of wrong choices. Like the show, the message of the book, aimed especially at the younger generation, is: ‘Be aware, be prepared, be safe!’

AUTHOR OF THE BOOK

Ira Trivedi is the bestselling author of four books, most recently of India in Love, a seminal work of non-fiction on India’s social revolution and sexual violence. Her first novel, What Would You Do to Save the World was published when she was eighteen to critical and commercial success. Ira is a contributor to Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy and several others where her work on gender and culture has won several awards. She has been called one of India’s most important youth voices and she speaks regularly to media and forums in India and internationally. She recently won the UK media award for her story on bride trafficking and was honoured at the House of Lords in England.