Pushpa, a book that recollects the experiences of Inger Solberg, a Scandinavian Designer in India, was recently released at the Danish Ambassador’s residence in New Delhi. Eminent personalities from the world of literature, films and theatre, among others attended the function. Commenting on the release of the first in a series of books to soon follow, the author, Inger Solberg commented, “Since I live in this wonderfully magical country full of love, spices and diversity, I have also spiked my stories with a bit of Indian garam masala. Everything tastes better with spices added to it, and so do the stories in my book.” The 280- page book is published by Mahaveer Publications, a prominent Indian publishing house is priced at INR 175 for the paperback edition. The book can be purchased from prominent bookstores all over South Asia including India, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, etc.
Welcoming the author, Freddy Svane, Ambassador of Denmark to India said, “This is part of the endeavours of the Danish Embassy to promote Danish authors and artists in India.” A part of the proceeds from the sale of the book will be contributed towards charity for the betterment of battered and under privileged women.