The Silken Traps

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Author: O. P. Arora
Pages: 174
Price: HB Rs 200, FB Rs 150
Year of Publication: 2008
HB 978-81-8157-739-9 (9788181577399)
FB 978-81-8157-740-5 (9788181577405)

About the Author:
O. P. Arora, poet, short-story writer and novelist, has an excellent academic record. He has a Master’s and a Doctorate degree in English Literature from Punjab University (Chandigarh). He has taught in Delhi University for over three decades. A keen and sensitive observer of life around him, Dr. Arora’s sensibility is shaped by lived experiences which finds expression in his writings.


‘“Why, what has happened?”
His ashen eyes looked up, completely dazed, stared at me for a while, as if from a long distance, and then turned towards the sky. I could clearly see tears welling up in them. His face, crestfallen, dry and withered, when turned to me again, revealed deep, prominent wrinkles at the corners of his eyes and mouth. I had never noticed them earlier. His hair, uncombed and disheveled, was in total disarray. I grew anxious, really concerned.’

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