The author works for a local government and her area of work involves children and families. Swapna is passionate about writing and has been doing so for a few years, mainly writing for herself. She is an amateur photographer and also enjoys fund raising for charities. Swapna enjoys comedy programmes such as Only Fools and Horses, Keeping Up Appearances and Blackadder. She still has not fully recovered from Del Boy's (mis)adventures.
A String of Pearls is a charming collection of short stories encompassing people from many nations. Human nature, the connection between humans, animals and the elements, as well as the advent of social media, are all explored in Swapna Das' delightful compilation of tales.