"About the Author
Mallikarjun B. Mulimani, born on 17 September 1979, is an Electronics and Communication engineer turned writer. He initially wrote poems; later took up writing short stories, novellas and novels. So far he has given birth to thirteen books viz. ‘Abstractions’, ‘The Holy Plumber and Other Stories’, ‘Operation Epiphany – God’s Journey on Earth’, ‘Victims Incorporated – Circles of Sub-consciousness’, ‘Dams Across the Flow’, ‘What Happened to my Creativity?’, ‘Star Ride to Nirvana’, ‘Bhakti Sans Religion – Dilemmas in the Search of One’s True Inner Self’, ‘Politics – A Love Story’, ‘Buddha In A Mercedes’, ‘Poems to Myself’, ‘Alternative Haikus’ and ‘Poems For Us’.
Four of these books have been published by Writers Workshop, Kolkata, one by Current Publications, Agra, another was self-published by CreateSpace, and his four latest novellas, ‘Star Ride to Nirvana’, ‘Bhakti Sans Religion – Dilemmas in the Search of One’s True Inner Self’, ‘Politics – A Love Story’ and ‘Buddha In A Mercedes’, and three of his four books of poems, ‘Poems to Myself’, ‘Alternative Haikus’ and ‘Poems For Us’, were published by Leadstart Publishing Pvt. Ltd.
The author’s style is one in which he feels that brevity is of the essence.
In his work, the author wrestles with the aspects of the social milieu, life, love, sex, death, religion, realisation of self and God and other serious issues.
The author touches upon the metaphysical side of all the above-mentioned issues whenever he deals with them in his work.
He is a serious writer, who also has a very subtle sarcastic wit about him.
Even though he is still young, many eminent personalities including the late Prof. U. R. Ananthamurthy have appreciated him."