Press Release Nidhi Dalmia – Top 10 Romantic Novels by Indian Authors Posted on October 31, 2018 Comments Off on Nidhi Dalmia – Top 10 Romantic Novels by Indian Authors 0 138 About Nidhi Dalmia Nidhi Dalmia is an alumnus of St Stephen’s College in Delhi and pursued his post-graduate education at Oxford University and the Sorbonne and Management education at Harvard Business School. Born into one of India’s oldest industrialist families, he was brought up surrounded by a business and industry culture since childhood. However, it is the spiritual environment prevalent in his home, where Vedas, Upanishads were a part of his homeschooling, that Nidhi most cherishes. A member of several prestigious professional bodies, Nidhi has received extensive professional training across the world. His professional life exposed him to diverse business responsibilities, especially in the manufacturing sector. He is a sports enthusiast — from tennis, swimming to chess. Nidhi also enjoys traveling, Western pop music, Indian and Western classical music and playing the piano. He divides his time between Delhi and Paris. Harp is his first novel. PLOT SYNOPSIS In his first novel, Harp, Nidhi Dalmia talks about love, passion and sacrifice. Set in late 60’s, this novel takes you to the world of music, literature and travel. The story is mesmerizing with really intense descriptions of the places from the smallest parts of Europe; it will take you to the Indian culture and morality. It is a story of love revolving around three central characters. Ashok, who belongs to the industrial background, wants to learn more about Dairy productions leaves India and traveled to Europe, where he meets a Polish musician Lauren and fell in love with her. And then, he finds another love Aparna, an Indian girl also thinking of Ashok as the ideal husband. Dalmia has also put a lot of foreign words using expressions (a glossary is included) and also the lyrics of the songs belong to that era to make you feel the sixties way. It has elements of the Dairy Industry and Business management however his writing makes them interesting for a layman person. A heartwarming love story set in the times of communist Poland of 20 th century offers an interesting blend of characters and takes the reader through their notable progress. It is spicy and it is vibrant. The story is really refreshing as it blends with your regular love story. The twists & turns in this very unique story simply make it difficult to put it down. HARP is spellbinding and one does not want to put the book down before knowing what happens to Ashok and Lauren. A telling aspect of the book is its depiction of the lifestyle and passes the time of the young of the string of countries Ashok visits. The simple things that establish their love interest is entertainment, music and dance. Remarkably woven in between the Ashok- Lauren saga is the existing socio-economic situation of that time in both India and abroad. In that sense, Harp is a period book and a classic.