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The Slashed Canvas Deb Sanjoy Dutta

The Slashed Canvas

Deb Sanjoy Dutta

Published December 30th 2015
ISBN : 9781482868913
Paperback
394 pages
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Siddhartha. One name, three different entities, three different eras. 533 BC, Siddhartha the Buddha gives up his life as a prince to unfold the mysteries of life. 1922, Siddhartha of the novel by the same name of Hermann Hesse leaves home for hisMoreSiddhartha. One name, three different entities, three different eras. 533 BC, Siddhartha the Buddha gives up his life as a prince to unfold the mysteries of life. 1922, Siddhartha of the novel by the same name of Hermann Hesse leaves home for his spiritual journey of self-discovery. 1976, Siddhartha the seventeen years old leaves home once again. He passionately wants to be an artist but Siddharthas personal canvas reveals a palette of intriguing characters that unfolds a journey larger than his quest. Hes in love with Lipika, but when the mysterious Esha, walks into his life, he walks out on his love. He needs to decide if he will be drawn into the vortex of wild sex and scheming vultures. He lands a job in a coal mine as a mining engineer where the dark underworld comes to life as he yearns for Lipika, but his desire for art transforms him into a wanderer. Siddharthas journey takes him from the beguiling streets of Calcutta to Delhi, a city filled with dealers, fixers, and corrupt bureaucrats. The Slashed Canvas, a novel, follows Siddhartha throughout as he pursues being an artist in a concrete jungle and tries to make sense of life, love, and relationships.