2013-09-16 13:15:22 - 'Footprints' by Ipsita Banerjee is a book in the drama genre and is gaining critical acclaim.
Ipsita Banerjee is a lawyer who practices at the Calcutta High Court. She did her primary school education at Modern High School for Girls, Calcutta and obtained her law degree from Symbiosis Law College, Pune. A mother of two restless and irrepressible young girls, Ipsita is used to juggling many roles at the same time and writes only because she loves to. She is an intermittent blogger of prose (www.asliverofmoonbeam.blogspot.com) and verse (www.versedthoughts.blogspot.com) and her twitter handle is @ipsyb. Her previous book entitled "A sliver of moon beam", is a collection of essays, stories and poems. She lives in Calcutta comfortably settled in the heart of a large family.
Footprints is a story that deals with the trials and tribulations of
a young college girl who finds herself abducted by extremists and taken deep into the jungles of Central India. Following the plot lines the 'Stockholm Syndrome' the feisty heroine finds herself developing feelings for Akash, the leader of the insurgents and sympathises with her captors. Although this is quite a common syndrome and there have been numerous stories based on similar plot-lines, "Footprints" has a heart and soul that is it's very own.
The young protagonist, Nina, is torn between her home and her life in the jungle that she comes to adapt to. She yearns to return to her familiar environments while she also shapes an identity of her own and a deep bond of friendship with Hari. Hari, in the meanwhile, has an agenda of his own. The story progresses as Nina is conflicted by her emotions towards Akash and her desire to return to her family. The main characters, their friends and their lives are inter-woven into a story that will leave the reader captivated and turning the pages to know more about the fates of the main characters. This book is a 'must read'.
Book : Footprints
Author : Ipsita Banerjee
ISBN : 978-93-83271-35-1
Price : Rs. 250.00
Publishing Date: August 2013
Publisher: Power Publishers