The Write Place

Exchange Of Identity

Categories: Fiction
Book Type: paperback
ISBN(13): 9789352017577
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A story that will tug at your heartstrings and make you question your identity and beliefs. The book describes the life of two young girls being raised by loving families in urban middle class India. Their paths have never crossed, but on the eve of their eighteenth birthday, the teenagers discover that they have been inadvertently exchanged at birth in the maternity home. As they get to know their respective birth families, the protagonists have to not only deal with a new set of parents and siblings but also a new religion. The book attempts to delve deeper into the motivation of one’s religious beliefs. Does the accidental discovery of being the product of another religion change your long held beliefs? Asha and Ameena, living a carefree existence in affluent families, are thrown into a vortex of conflicting emotions as they interact with their new found biological families. With a slight adjustment in name, Aisha and Meena attempt to integrate in the new environment. The impact on their love lives are intertwined into the story.