If you think your life is hard
Animal’s People by Indra Sinha narrate the aftermath catastrophe of Bhopal Union Carbide Disaster of 1984 through the eyes of Animal, a nineteen year old boy who lives in the fictional city of Khaufpur and suffers from scoliosis since birth. Due to his condition his spine has become so twisted that he is forced to walk on all fours, thus getting his name. However, things take a dramatic turn for Animal with the arrival of an American doctor Elli, who encounters Animal and decides to take him on as her primary case. This book will help you realise how fortunate you are which, in turn, will give birth to compassion, respect and love for others. Give it a read. I’m sure you won’t regret it.