KRUPA SAGAR SAHOO
KRUPA SAGAR SAHOO is a leading name in Odia literature. Though he started his literary journey with poetry, he has written profusely in many genres, including short stories, novels, essays, travelogues, biography and children's literature. With his twelve published collections of short stories and four novels, he has created a niche for himself in Odia fiction. Many of his works have been translated into English and other Indian languages. Nature and the Railways, where he worked for thirty-four years, and the plight of the common man, are the recurrent themes in his writing. The recipient of many awards, he was given the Odisha Sahitya Academy Award in 2009, for his novel Shesa Sarat, a touching story about the deterioration of the famous Chilika Lake in Odisha.
by KRUPA SAGAR SAHOO
This book depicts the Indian Railways, part and parcel of the life of every Indian. The first part is a curious housefly's account of its journey on the Coromandel Express. Eager to see the world beyond its habitat, the fly sees many different places and people before the train is halted in the face of a super cyclone.