This is a story of survival set in a small fishing village near Bombay. Lila and Hari, aged 13 and 12, struggle to keep the family, including two young sisters, going when their mother is ill and their father usually the worse for drink. When Hari goes to Bombay to find work, Lila seems to be... read more
Living in Thul, Lila and Hari are having a very difficult life. With a sick mother to cure and a permanent drunk father and two sisters to feed and go to school, hari finds it difficult to handle. He runs away to Bombay to escape from all his sufferings and Lila is left to cope alone.
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