Vivek Shanbhag

Vivek Shanbhag is an Indian author known for his works in Kannada literature. He has written several novels, short stories, and plays. His notable work includes the critically acclaimed novel 'Ghachar Ghochar'.


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  1. 1. Ghachar Ghochar

    "Ghachar Ghochar" is a compelling novella that explores the dynamics of a close-knit Indian family whose lives change dramatically after a sudden financial windfall. The story, narrated by an unnamed protagonist, examines the moral and emotional complexities that arise from their newfound wealth, leading to tension, corruption, and a disintegration of their former values. The title, a nonsense phrase coined by the family, symbolizes the tangled mess their lives have become - a situation so complicated that it's beyond any solution.

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