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Chaos Theory

Chaos Theory

Anuvab Pal

  • $ 1317


Sunita and Mukesh meet in the classrooms and lawns of St. Stephens College, New Delhi in the 1960s, going on to Cambridge and Harvard, and ending up as professors at Columbia University in 2001. He teaches Elizabethan poetry and she South Asian History. Vocal, intelligent and well-read, they express all sorts of complicated ideas and emotions in other peoples words (Shakespeare, Hegel, Kant) without being able to articulate how they feel about each other. In this romance, love and sex are replaced by conversation and verbal duelsSunita and Mukesh play a Shakespeare quotation game every Thursday for thirty years! The moments they spend together is what is most precious to them. The story captures them simultaneously as they live the mundane minutiae of daily lifecareers, relationships, marriage, children, but all with other people. Chaos Theory, as loosely defined in particle physi...