Today’s summary consists of one of the love stories from a collection of 27 short stories packed in the book “Cocktail” written by Vikram Karve. I have written a book of short stories called COCKTAIL. The twenty-seven stories in this collection explore fascinating aspects of modern day relationships – love. Cocktail- Short stories by Vikram Karve. BOOK REVIEW OF COCKTAIL by Vivek Banerjee First and foremost, three cheers for APK Publishers.
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Cocktail- Short stories by Vikram Karve. Posted by Vikram Karve on March 29, at 6: You are commenting using your WordPress.
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A creative person with a zest for life, Vikram Karve is a retired Navy Officer turned full time writer and blogger. An avid blogger, he has written a large number of fiction short stories, creative non-fiction articles on a variety of topics including food, travel, philosophy, academics, technology, management, kagve, pet parenting, teaching stories and self help in magazines and published a large number of professional research papers in journals and edited in-house journals and magazines for many years, before the advent of blogging.
Vikram has taught at a University as a Professor for 15 years and now teaches as a visiting faculty and devotes most of his time to creative writing and blogging. Vikram Karve lives in Pune India with his family and muse – his pet dog Sherry with whom he takes long walks thinking creative thoughts. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.
Almost everybody in the publishing industry from publishers to agents to writers assure me that short stories do not sell unless from a celebrity pen and are therefore unpublishable.
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Now coming to Vikram Karve, a familiar name to those who have been following his blogs on Sulekha. His characters are real life and well etched.
The twenty seven stories traverse familiar ground, invoking in the reader feelings as diverse as joy, pathos and at times amusement. But there is a problem. After a while, the emotions get repetitive.
That does not mean that the book is not an enjoyable read. I loved some of the stories.
Cocktail by Vikram Karve
Some stories do not work that well Every dog has his day is corny, Electrophoresis is plain silly but none of them can be called bad.
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