A gripping tale of the death of idealism, this elegantly written, quietly
ironical novel uses slices from the life of middle-aged Avinash – who once
briefly in his youth had a brush with the Naxalite movement – as a foil to the
life of his son, Aseem, a cocky young corporate – barely able to conceal his
contempt for his father's undistinguished life. But then Aseem is forced by his
love for his activist girlfriend to question the values of his own…
Aseem's girlfriend Swati, a Maoist sympathizer works among slum children.
Through her, he comes in contact with Gopal, a revolutionary leader operating