Captain Aditya Sharma
Genre: Fiction, Pages: 81, Binding: Paperback, Language: English, ISBN: 978-93-85524-25-7
The story spans through India, Iran and Pakistan. Based upon story of two seamen trapped in a storm in Indian Ocean, it gives insight about seafarer’s life their emotions, working culture and their problems. It throws light on similarities between India, Iran & Pakistan in an easy narrative style.Life sometimes appears very cruel to seafarers. Most of the time even during festivals, seamen remains out at sea, away from their dear ones. No Deewali, no Holi, no Eid, no Christmas, no Saturdays and no Sundays. For them and their family members, festivals are the day, when a seaman returns back safely to the family. Very few people understand the pain, plight and sufferings of a seaman. Only his mother, his wife and children knew what it means to remain separated for months.
The two seamen survive at sea; found themselves in Pakistan.Inspite of their best behavior, they land in Iranian jail.Their fate twists and turns of events all part of the story.I trust this book to be helpful in improving India, Pakistan relations and will be able to attract attention towards problems faced by our own people out at sea.