Prufrock comes to Mumbai! “The Love Song of K. Anand Kak” by L K Sharma now available for purchase!

The above image by yours truly of J. Alfred Prufrock walking along Marine Drive in Mumbai is featured on the cover of a new book by the Indian author L K Sharma.

“The Love Song of K. Anand Kak” is the wonderfully poetic and impassioned account of a modern-day Indian Prufrock’s struggles to confess his feelings to the object of his affection against the backdrop of the Covid pandemic.

The book is now available for purchase as an e-book on Amazon.com as well as on Amazon.in. Get your copy today!

Below is a brief summary of the book by the author:

“J. Alfred Prufrock is teleported to Bombay a century later. Old habits die hard. He is shy of women and craves for love. New Eliot makes him sing a Love Song to one who is anxious about the descent of India. So, doubt-stricken Prufrock makes no headway. A pandemic appears like deus ex machina and transforms Prufrock’s love life but only for a night. A new age, not imagined by T. S. Eliot, dawns. A Real Unreal City rises in the Pingdom of Love. AL (Artificial Lover) uses a smartphone with speech recognition system updated by LBL (Love Development Lab). Kissing through Zoom is not Prufrock’s idea of love. Mermaids stop singing to Prufrock who remembers
he has to drown.”

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3 Responses to Prufrock comes to Mumbai! “The Love Song of K. Anand Kak” by L K Sharma now available for purchase!

  1. greenfyre says:

    Not available to Canada 😦

    Liked by 1 person

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