Anita Krishan

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Born in Shimla in 1955, Anita Krishan spent the initial twenty-two years of her life in this pristine Himalayan town, earning her masters degree in English literature from Himachal University, and moving on to a career of introducing delights of the language to her young learners. In her long tenure as an educator, she has enriched the lives of countless students with the mystery of the narrative.

A versatile writer, each of her literary works appertains to a different genre . . . from the joys and travails of life, to terrorism that has brought the world to its tenterhooks, to now the paranormal.

She has travelled extensively around the globe absorbing the diverse human ethos and culturesthe delectable foods for her thoughts. Presently, she
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Anita Krishan On his first day at school, I left my four year old in his classroom with his lovely friendly over sweet teacher and returned to my car feeling…moreOn his first day at school, I left my four year old in his classroom with his lovely friendly over sweet teacher and returned to my car feeling assured. I opened the door with my key and my heart stopped beating, for there sat the same teacher on the passenger seat, smiling, blood dripping down her chin.(less)
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Despite Stolen Dreams

THRILLED, at the same time HUMBLED by being likened with the great names in the Indian literary world.
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“We are mosaics - pieces of light, love, history, stars -- glued together with magic and music and words.”
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“Laying down one's life to inflict pain on others is not praiseworthy or courageous. Sacrificing oneself to ease the pain of others is true service to humanity.”
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“We are born to create, not to destroy”
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“If you do a good job for others, you heal yourself at the same time, because a dose of joy is a spiritual cure. It transcends all barriers.”
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