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Mad Sisters of Esi: A conversation with Tashan Mehta and Lavanya Lakshminarayan| 10 December, 5:00 PM


We are delighted to welcome you to an event with Tashan Mehta, the author of Mad Sisters of Esi. She will be in conversation with speculative fiction writer, Lavanya Lakshminarayan!

The event will take place at Champaca, on 10 December at 5:00 PM

Please RSVP here!

Open to Bangalore only. 

About the book:

Myung and Laleh are keepers of the whale of babel. They roam within its cosmic chambers, speak folktales of themselves, and pray to an enigmatic figure they know only as 'Great Wisa'. To Laleh, this is everything. For Myung, it is not enough.

When Myung flees the whale, she stumbles into a new universe where shapeshifting islands and ancient maps hold sway. There, she sets off on an adventure that is both tragic and transformative, for her and Laleh. For at the heart of her quest lies a mystery that has confounded scholars for generations: the truth about the mad sisters of Esi.

Fables, dreams and myths come together in this masterful work of fantasy by acclaimed author Tashan Mehta, sweeping across three landscapes, and featuring a museum of collective memory and a festival of madness. At its core, it asks: In the devastating chaos of this world, where all is in flux and the truth ever-changing, what will you choose to hold on to?

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