Omkar Prasiddhi Media is pleased to announce the release Siddhi Palande (Prasiddhi’s) debut novella “Beyond The Veil – The journey of an Indian girl.” The novella chronicles the journey of the girl, Janhvi Desai, who hails from a small town. It is a story about her trials and tribulations while dealing with a patriarchal society.
Unlike many aspiring writers who opt for romance genre, Siddhi has chosen a socio-cultural genre which not only redefines the concept of soul mate but severely criticises the social setup.
The novella which hit the market on 28 March, 2017 is likely to appease the young crowd since it strongly advocates equality by all means. The novella is not just a fight against social discord owing to the patriarchal setup, but it is also a movement to embrace the lesser accepted counterparts of the society. The Indian constitution and the moral police might find this work of fiction against their norms but that doesn’t deter the author from telling the story.
Talking about her novella, Siddhi says, “My novella may not suit your taste if you adhere to the pseudo cultural mindset or believe that it is your right to raise your voice against those ‘crossing their limits.’ On the surface, you meet a small town girl, Janhvi Desai, who slowly evolves as a human. But when you look closer her struggle against the patriarchy isn’t hers alone. She, who has suffered at the hands of her husband, then holds his hand, heals his bruised soul to reach what we call serenity. The novella is about the emancipation of two souls bruised by the societal pressure.”
The novella is based on a true story. “I had heard about this incident from the protagonist’s mother but never realized it can materialize into a novella.”
The reading enthusiasts can grab a copy of the novella on
Amazon / Kindle India: amzn.to/2nL0gXf
Amazon / Kindle UK: amzn.to/2o9L5I3
Amazon / Kindle USA: amzn.to/2nzn8sh
Flipkart, Infibeam and other online retailers.
A Lawyer by profession, Janhvi Desai has lived her life on the dictates of her family. Assuming that marriage will bring in freshness and freedom she gets married to a Mumbai based engineer, Ram. But once again faces the wrath of the society. Every passing day, Janhvi Desai – Raghuvanshi finds her self-esteem diminishing as her dreams get trampled upon. But while finding the meaning of her being, her relationship with her estranged husband takes a beautiful turn. Between Ram and Janhvi rests a delicate secret and an irrevocable difference. But some relationships thrive despite the difference.
Delve into the dysfunctional world of an Indian girl where patriarchy is villain, free will far removed, where two bruised souls meet and it is only to change the definition of soul mate.
About the author
A media professional who left the corporate life to be a homemaker but couldn’t give up her love for writing. Post her stint with media, she turned to blogging and runs a blog namely, ofbookbabiesandmore.wordpress.com. From a PR executive to celebrities to a Movie Reviewer and Website Manager, she came a long way in her field. She has worked with celebrities like Kailash Kher, Hard Kaur, Hemant Pandey, and on many international projects like The Amazing Spider-Man, Men In Black 3, Total Recall, Resident Evil Retribution etc as a PR. She worked as a full time Movie Reviewer and Social Media Executive for Bookmyshow.com and yet another well known movie website. She has also worked with Zee Digital as content producer. Independently she has published her articles in international web magazines.