'I was here again, borne by the soil, breathing the air and sheltered by the sky of Calcutta.'
'One look into the foggy depths of her eyes, at the mess of her dry, dirty brown hair, at her bare feet that must have burned on the tarred road since forever, in a moment, I was scrounging inside my purse for the right currency note.'
'She asks him if he has forgotten the way to the home of the other woman. The anger and sarcasm, were expressed with such originality, that you could almost see a Krishna on stage, with head hung low.'
'Panic cast its distressing shadow over the chain of my thoughts and I shook myself out of it as soon as I realized what was going on. '
'Because I am not going to tell a sophisticated story anyway. I am going to talk about a simple man, who leads a simple life.'
'A young girl is sitting at the table opposite Sir. She looks a lot like Sir. She surely is his daughter. '
'Excitement arises in me, there is a considerable probability that this entire book may be set in-I turn the book to its back..'