Joy in Coorg is a delightful debut novel written by Tilak Ponappa.
Joy in Coorg is a delightful debut novel written by Tilak Ponappa, the novel is published by Rupa Publications India and had its release on 20th January 2019.
About The Book:
Joyappa…considered falling to the ground and feigning a heart attack to get out of trouble. But he couldn’t quite remember if the heart was located on the left or right of one’s chest—so he dropped the idea. Set in the little district of Coorg (Kodagu) in Karnataka, joy in Coorg is a story of the rollicking adventures of Joyappa in the scenic hills of India’s the Western Ghats. Joy app a (joy for short) is a former college hockey star who, though a coffee planter now, has lost none of his youthful spunk, and revels in pursuits his wife finds decidedly Juvenile. He enjoys spending time with his college pals, negotiating various hazards that range from his wife’s snooty friends to wild animals and even wilder humans! As he stumbles through hilarious situations, joy app a tries, with limited success, to walk a fine line between having a good time and staying in his wife’s good books. In his quaint, rustic style, Tilak Ponappa manages to create an unforgettable setting of incandescent beauty and memorable characters that are funny, charming and sweet—all at the same time. You will laugh, you will wish to join joy and his gang, and you might even want to move to Coorg by the time the last page is turned!
About The Author:
Tilak Ponappa is from Coorg. He has a Ph.D. from the Ohio State University, USA, where he conducted research in the areas of plant biochemistry and molecular biology. He moved to Coorg several years ago to manage the family coffee plantation, where he now lives with assorted dogs, cats, and wildlife.
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