AUTHOR PANKAJ GIRI

About Author – Pankaj Giri

Pankaj Giri was born and brought up in Gangtok, Sikkim—a picturesque hill station in India. He began his writing career with a book review blog and after several years of honing his writing skills, he wrote his debut solo novel The Fragile Thread of Hope.

The e-book version of the inspirational fiction novel was selected as a “Top 5 Finalist” in the Amazon Pen to Publish Contest 2017 and received critical acclaim worldwide. It also led to him being felicitated by Sikkim Manipal University for his contribution to the literature of Sikkim and being invited by popular media for exclusive interviews.

The paperback version, released in late 2019, has also got an excellent reception and has maintained its presence in the Amazon Top 50 Best Reads list since March 2020. In July 2020, Pankaj won Best Author (Fiction) at Indian Literary Awards 2020. He has also been featured in top media houses like The Sentinel, The Morung Express, The Shillong Times, The Statesman, The Echo of India, Dainik Jagran, Sikkim Express, and Sikkim Chronicle.

Pankaj is currently working in the government sector in Sikkim. He likes to spend time listening to progressive metal music and watching movies and sitcoms. Pankaj loves interacting with his readers via social media and always responds promptly.

AWARDS-

AUTHOR PANKAJ GIRI WIN INDIAN LITERARY AWARD AS BEST FICTION WRITER

2)Finalist of the Amazon Pen To Publish Contest 2017.

he Winner of Best Author (Fiction) at the Indian Literary Awards 2020.

BOOK

Author Pankaj Giri had written three books in English,.

List of his books:

1)The Fragile Thread of Hope (latest release in 1 December 2019 )

ABOUT THIS BOOK-

A gripping emotional inspirational fiction about love, loss, and finding hope in the darkest of times.

In the autumn of 2012, destiny wreaks havoc on two unsuspecting people—soham and Fiona. Although his devastating past involving his brother still haunted him, Soham had established a promising career for himself in Bangalore. After a difficult childhood, Fiona’s fortunes had finally taken a turn for the better. She had married her beloved and her life was as perfect as she had ever imagined it to be. But when tragedy strikes them yet again, their fundamentally fragile lives threaten to fall apart. Can Fiona and Soham overcome their grief? Will the overwhelming pain destroy their lives? Seasoned with the flavours of exotic Nepalese traditions and set in the picturesque Indian Hill station, gangtok, the fragile thread of hope explores the themes of spirituality, faith, alcoholism, love and guilt while navigating the complex maze of family relationships. Inspirational and heart-wrenchingly intimate, it urges you to wonder—does hope stand a chance in this travesty called life?

2)The Thirst for Intimacy 

ABOUT THIS BOOK-

Bonus novella for the novel ‘The Fragile Thread of Hope’ (a Finalist in the Amazon Pen to Publish Contest 2018) that can also be read as a standalone book.

An intimate tale about a lonely boy longing to quench his thirst for intimacy.

A decade ago, on a drizzly, foggy day in his hometown, Gangtok, something terrible happened to Soham’s elder brother.

Apart from the trauma surrounding the devastating incident, Soham harbors a secret guilt, a guilt he is unable to share with anyone, including his parents.

But when he goes to Bangalore to join an engineering college, a new hope dawns in him. Away from the suffocating influence of people who knew about the incident, Soham hopes to find someone, someone with whom he can share the guilt rooted deep in his heart.

Will the ghosts of his past keep haunting him, or will his thirst for intimacy finally be quenched?

Set in the city of Bangalore, India, The Thirst for Intimacy is an intimate tale of a quiet boy and his quest to break free from the chains of his loneliness.

3)Friendship Love And Killer Escapades: FLAKE Kindle Edition

by Pankaj Giri  (Author), Apoorva Wanikar (Author), Nitin Upadhyay (Illustrator) 

ABOUT THIS BOOK-

Prakash Bharti: a shy, self-effacing, spiritually-inclined simpleton from Gangtok; Purvesh Shroff: a cocky, strapping young lad from Mumbai; Richa Malhotra: a sweet, vivacious girl from Bangalore; Anand Kumar Rajput: a mysterious, enigmatic personality from Jharkhand.

Friendship, Love and Killer Escapades (FLAKE) is a captivating story, primarily revolving around four protagonists pursuing engineering courses in a run-of-the-mill institute in Bangalore. The story encompasses a unique, intriguing, realistic love plot between Purvesh and Richa, numerous escapades, and thrilling adventures. Throughout the four-year roller-coaster, the academic and personal fortunes of the chief personas fluctuates à la the great Indian stock market!
What impact will the inscrutable character, Anand, have in the lives of Prakash and the other protagonists? Will Purvesh and Richa succeed in sustaining their relationship over time? Will Prakash be able to transcend the stage of infatuation and eventually fall in love? What
predicaments will Prakash and friends encounter in the academic journey? Read more to find out. Ready, FLAKE, Go!

WEBSITE-https://pankajgiriauthor.wordpress.com/

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