Alisha 'Priti' Kirpalani

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Alisha 'Priti' Kirpalani lives in Mumbai along with her husband, two daughters, one cat and over a hundred board games. From full length novels to blogging to micro-fiction, she is known for the elegant language and insightful nature of her emotionally - charged writing.

She is the author of 'Out With Lanterns' a genre breaking novel about the discovery of life, love and everything in between.
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'A Smattering of Darkness' a collection of short and shorter twisted tales dealing with the human psyche.

She was acknowledged as a top writer in Feminism for her blog on Medium. https://medium.com/@alisha_k

For further information, visit her website.
http://www.alishapritikirpalani.com/

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Alisha 'Priti' Kirpalani Thanks Heather. Out With Lanterns has just been released on Kindle too. Happy reading 😀
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Out With Lanterns

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A Smattering of Darkness (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: A collection of short stories of varying lengths encapsulating the grey shades of the human psyche. A riveting and deep journey into the minds of a terminally ill man, a battered wife, a mysterious teacher amongst other flawed but ever so human protagonists. Surprise endings, cheeky resolutions and thought provoking finales are characteristic of this anthology. Ranging from one line to full length, each story leaves a lingering impact that resonates long after the page is turned.

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Out With Lanterns by Alisha 'Priti' Kirpalani
"Delightful read

Alisha sure has her finger on the pulse of her readers. I liked the plot, characters, and the way the story progresses. It is a delightful read. "
Out With Lanterns by Alisha 'Priti' Kirpalani
"Once in a while there comes a time when you discover a novel that offers a fresh, almost exotic experience in its storytelling. Out with Lanterns was one such surprise.

Karin Mehra, a mother of two, is happily married to Raoul. Yet, she feels empty..." Read more of this review »
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'Out With Lanterns' was written with one mission in mind. I wanted to write a book that I would want to read and reread, if I was the reader. It's an emotional rollercoaster ride into the minds of men, women and their search for identity while confor ...more
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"Out With Lanterns explores the dynamics of relationships, through the journeys of Karin and Aksh. 46-year-old Karin feels imprisoned within her marital existence suffocated by the perimeters of her domesticity-husband and two children and meaningl..." Read more of this review »
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"It is a journey of finding oneself amongst the babble of mundane matters, of tracing one’s path through the slush of expectations and mindless existence. A heart to heart between two writers- one established and another fledgling, both enmeshed in..." Read more of this review »
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As an author, I am partial to writing short stories and extremely critical while reading them. I am always looking for stories that punch me in the gut. That satisfying feeling of a tale well told and which will beautifully unfold, is an art mastered ...more
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“The irony of a writer is he/she craves privacy to pen words that crave the public.”
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“No matter where you stand in life, each new book sends you back to the bottom of the ladder, crawling upwards yet once more.”
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“The irony of a writer is he/she craves privacy to pen words that crave the public.”
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“For you, a thousand times over”
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“But better to get hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie.”
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“We all owe death a life.”
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