The Striver

by Shibu Yohannan

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Robin Jensen Jones has faced many a hardships in life; from losing both his parents in childhood, to escaping from the clutches of his bullies, to braving the merciless goons of Udipi. He arrives in Goa, in pursuit of a new job and a fresh start to life. In a bid to help his surrogate family with th.....more


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Robin Jensen Jones has faced many a hardships in life; from losing both his parents in childhood, to escaping from the clutches of his bullies, to braving the merciless goons of Udipi. He arrives in Goa, in pursuit of a new job and a fresh start to life. In a bid to help his surrogate family with their financial difficulties, he takes up a job aboard 'The Sea Warrior'; a cruise liner on its maiden international voyage. Bad luck however seems to follow him here too, as the ship collides with an oil tanker and begins sinking. With sheer luck Robin makes it to a floating life raft and also manages to save another soul, Caroline.

The life raft takes them to the safety of a beautiful, tranquil island where they then proceed to fall in love and get married. They nearly give up hope of ever being rescued, when they discover mysterious letters written by a James Patrick, who had inhabited the island two centuries ago. James' words inspire Robin to build a raft to sail to the mainland. Will the raft overcome the wrath of the ocean? What does the future hold for Robin and Caroline?

About the author:

Shibu Yohannan has been a Marine Engineer for over 15 years. He has sailed to many ports in the Indian subcontinent. His travels and interest in different cultures and lifestyles has inspired him to write many short stories so far. '˜The Striver'™ is his first novel.

Other details:

ISBN 9789384129309
Category Fiction and Literature
Language English
Edition First
Published in 2014
Publisher CinnamonTeal Publishing
Tags Fiction , Novel

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