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Interview with Anpu Varkey

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A new graphic novel by Anpu Varkey is guaranteed to take you on a trip down memory lane, reliving arguably the best days of your life – your childhood.

What would think of a book that has only illustrations and is a silent book? Well there are two ways to look at it. One what can I make of a book that has no text or here is a book that transcends the barriers of language. And who better than author of ‘Summer’s Children’ Anpu Varkey to take us on a trip about childhood nostalgia.

Anpu Varkey
Anpu Varkey

Summer’s Children her silent book is a story that is set in the interiors of a rubber plantation in Kerala and is a silent narrative of a summer day seen through the eyes of two siblings. The representation is of a deep tropical habitation during the onset of monsoons with sounds that pulsate the ground and sky alike.

Read the full story that first appeared in The Free Press Journal dated Sep 13, 2020 here:

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