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Gun Island

A NOVEL from Award Winning Author, illuminates the world on the verge of environmental catastrophe in epical way by implying Bengali legends and setting in Southeast Asia. Narrates an extraordinary journey of Deen Datta - a dealer of rare books who gets used to a quiet life spent indoors, but as his once-solid beliefs begin to shift, he is forced to set out on the journey that takes him from India to Los Angeles and Venice via a tangled route through the memories and experiences of those he meets along the way. Presents “Piya” - a fellow Bengali-American who sets his journey in motion, “Tipu” - an entrepreneurial young man who opens Deen’s eyes to the realities in today’s world, as well as “Rafi” and “Cinta”. Reveals global current issues along the story, including effects of climate change, animal displacement, forest fire, flooding, storms, transboundary haze.