The Day I Stopped Drinking Milk-Sudha Murthy (Paperback)

The Day I Stopped Drinking Milk-Sudha Murthy (Paperback)

The Day I Stopped Drinking Milk-Sudha Murthy (Paperback)

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Product details

  • Publisher :  Penguin India; 2nd edition (31 July 2012); Penguin Books

  • Language :  English

  • Paperback :  224 pages

  • ISBN-10 :  0143418653

  • ISBN-13 :  978-0143418658

  • Item Weight :  220 g

  • Dimensions :  1.78 x 12.7 x 19.56 cm

  • Country of Origin :  India

  • Condition : New


Over the years, Sudha Murty has come across some fascinating people whose lives make for interesting stories and have astonishing lessons to reveal. Take Vishnu, who achieves every material success but never knows happiness; or Venkat, who talks so much that he has no time to listen. In other stories, a young girl goes on a train journey that changes her life forever; an impoverished village woman provides bathing water to hundreds of people in a drought-stricken area; a do-gooder ghost decides to teach a disconsolate young man Sanskrit; and in the title story, a woman in a flooded village in Odisha teaches the author a life lesson she will never forget.


About the Author

Sudha Murty was born in 1950 in Shiggaon, north Karnataka. She did her MTech in computer science, and is now the chairperson of the Infosys Foundation. A prolific writer in English and Kannada, she has written novels, technical books, travelogues, collections of short stories and non-fiction pieces, and six bestselling books for children. Her books have been translated into all the major Indian languages. Sudha Murty is the recipient of the R.K. Narayan Award for Literature (2006), the Padma Shri (2006) and the Attimabbe Award from the Government of Karnataka for excellence in Kannada literature (2011).
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