By Anjali Sachdeva
Anjali Sachdeva's debut assortment spans centuries, continents, and a various set of characters yet is united by means of every one character's epic fight with destiny: A workman in Andrew Carnegie's metal generators is irrevocably replaced by way of the brutal energy of the furnaces; a fisherman units sail into overfished waters and unearths a mystery obsession from which he cannot go back; an internet date ends with a daunting, inexplicable dissapearance. Her tale "Pleiades" was once referred to as "a masterpiece" by way of Dave Eggers. Sachdeva has a expertise for growing relocating and poignant scenes, following her hugely inventive plots to their logical ends, and depicting how one small miracle can impact all people in its wake.
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All the Names They Used for God: Stories by Anjali Sachdeva