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Blue-Skinned Gods

Blue-Skinned Gods

Author(s): S J Sindu

Location(s): Tamil Nadu

Genre(s): Coming of Age, Fiction

Era(s): Contemporary

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In Tamil Nadu, India, a boy named Kalki is born with blue skin. He believes that he is the Hindu god Vishnu and that he can perform miracles. The truth, however, is much darker…

As Kalki struggles to extract himself from under the thumb of his controlling father, he must also reconcile with the idea that everything he’s ever been told might not be true. When his father drags him on a tour to America, Kalki seizes his chance to explore what life as an ordinary man might be like.

Pulled between India and America, and his father’s web of control, Kalki must find his true place in the world.

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Author: Tina Hartas

Here is a story that brims with imagination and vibrancy. As protagonist Kalki’s tenth birthday approaches, he’s wracked with guilt-laced misgivings about himself and his capabilities. After all, the blue-skinned boy knows himself as...

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