Life is just about making choices and deciding our priorities! Our wish to reform ourselves each day and add value to our existence determines our strength of character. Going along with societal conventions is natural and may rarely go wrong. However, this simple and severe problem that we face in our mechanical, repetitious, and pedestrian existence; is regarded as a weak response to this easy-way-out option.
“Twenty + One” is a collection of 21 short stories by Shree Shambav that explore a range of human experiences, from love and loss to self-discovery and redemption. Each story is unique and offers a glimpse into the complex and often contradictory nature of human existence.
One of the most compelling aspects of the book is the way in which Shree Shambav uses his stories to explore deeper philosophical and spiritual themes. Many of the stories deal with issues of identity, purpose, and the search for meaning in life. Through his characters, Shree Shambav invites readers to consider the big questions of existence and to reflect on their own lives and beliefs.
Another standout feature of “Twenty + One” is the diversity of its characters and settings. Shree Shambav draws on a wide range of cultural and geographic influences, creating a tapestry of human experience that is both universal and specific. Shree Shambav’s stories are infused with a sense of authenticity and compassion.
Children of today would become leaders of tomorrow. So, it is our bounden duty to groom and educate them to find solutions to manufacture substitutes to paper instead of deforestation, protect all animals and to keep their life cycle going instead of preferential treatment only to the rare species and also preserve nature in its pristine glory instead of polluting it with emissions.
Overall, “Twenty + One” is a powerful and engaging collection of stories that offers readers a window into the complexities of human experience. Shree Shambav’s writing is evocative and insightful, and his stories are sure to leave a lasting impression on anyone who reads them. Whether you are a fan of short fiction or simply looking for a thought-provoking and moving read, “Twenty + One” is a book that is well worth your time.
The essence of the stories in Twenty + One instils the value of environmental preservation and sustainability in children will encourage them to care more about nature and its multifarious manifestations. Human behaviour in all its forms results from circumstances and situations. We must develop the resilience to adapt to the entire spectrum of challenges and the way we feel elated/satisfied on overcoming some challenges. As a result, our reactions should be controlled and contained, allowing us to live better lives!.
Let us all decide which way we need to go…,.
“It only takes one prayer to change everything; God listens to your heart, even if you can’t put your prayer into words.”