TheGreatest Enemy of Rain presents fourteen memorable short storiesabout the mundane and mysterious aspects of everyday life of the eccentric andoddball characters that occupy its pages. These unforgettable men and womengrapple with questions of life and death, newfound freedoms, lifelongvendettas, love and longing, and memories of days gone by.
In 'The Greatest Enemy of Rain', Gopi recounts the ups and downs of hislifelong quest to outsmart a formidable enemy-the persistent Kerala rain. Inthe ancient India of 'These New Fangled Ways', Mista decides to do what no onehas done until then-cooking over fire-even as her parents swoon and faint inthe background. In 'Shabari and Anita', a couple eschews the humdrum activityof daily life to pursue new trends in men's fashion and beauty at their shinynew salon. 'The Answer' is a befitting response to the epic highs and lows of asupercomputer tasked with proving the existence of God. Written with ManuBhattathiri's characteristic wit and humour, The Greatest Enemy of Rain isa breezy exploration of the peculiarities of human nature