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By Chandrakanta,Manisha Chaudhry

Srinagar, capital urban of the famed ‘paradise on earth’, Kashmir. Ailan Gali, a deep, darkish slim lane that lies at its middle, the place homes stand on a finger’s width of house and lean crookedly opposed to one another, so deep, so slim, so heavily attached that even thieves don't dare input. but humans reside and love right here, they grasp directly to their outdated methods, they percentage tales and foodstuff, joys and sorrows, adequate unto themselves. however the open air international beckons, teenagers start to depart, and slowly swap makes its method into Ailan Gali in simple terms to discover its hitherto hidden mirror-image – the swap that has insidiously been operating its approach into the lives of these who're the gali’s everlasting citizens. This humorous, poignant, evocative tale of a Kashmir as but untouched through violence – yet with its shadows looming on the edges – is a vintage of Hindi literature, on hand in English translation for the 1st time.

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