(Last Updated on : 08/08/2009)
Arun Joshi, a writer in the pre Rushdie era deals with the mystery and darkness of human mind. In today`s world of book-promos, Arun Joshi would be a misfit as he kept himself out of the limelight. His novels probing into existentialism along with the ethical choices a man has to make, won him huge critical appreciation in India.Psychiatry was the basic interest of Arun Joshi. Most of the writings by Arun Joshi are filled up with his personal experiences right from his youth. Perhaps this is the reason that most of his writings have an aura of autobiographical elements.
The Last Labyrinth :
- The Last Labyrinth ideally deals with the craziness, pain, agony and the selfishness of love.
The Foreigner :
- The mystic realities of life in a gentle tale, centering the various aspects of life brings out the vitality of life.
The Strange Case of Billy Biswas:
- The strange Case of Billy Biswas Deals with the normal and the abnormal, the ordinary and the extraordinary, illusion and reality, resignation and desire- various aspects of life.