Q. What happens when three ambitious, high-achieving, 20-something Mumbaikars become New Yorkers?
Zipping through life's ups and downs like a high-speed elevator during rush hour, buddies Shri, Shanks, and Neel hold on to each other, and their sanity, with a bro-hood bonding that chipkos them together, fevicol se.
Neels the driven hedge fund guy, with a weakness for scotch and women. Tam Brahm Shanks, a techie, falls for the "wrong" girl. Good Son Shri, a banker, holds a secret he means to take to his grave. Their intertwined lives buzz with high-voltage drama-explosive secrets, super-charged romances, and a-fuse-a-minute meltdowns.
Theres alcohol-fuelled passion, Devdas style. Inter-racial hook-ups. Even a fake affair, because money cant buy the real thing. When their skyscraper-sized dreams are tested, their friendship is at stake. Their jobs are on the line. Their love lives are on the rocks.
This "desified" saga of friends in Manhattan is like the citys rapid transit express subway line. You wont want amy stops in between.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Madhuri Iyer completed her O Levels from the London University and graduated in Applied Arts from Sophia Polytech, Mumbai.
She has worked for over twenty years as a copywriter-creative director in Mumbai, Dubai, and Canada, in agencies like FCB-Ulka, Lowe Lintas, Everest Saatchi, Clarion McCann, and Cossette Inc. Currently, she consults for advertising agencies on creative projects.
Madhuri has edited and contributed recipes and case studies to Penguins Four-Week Countdown Diet. She has also edited fitness books for the Times of India Group. Her first book Pink Champagne was published by Indireads, an online imprint. Manhattan Mango is her second work of fiction.