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Imaginary Rain

Imaginary Rain

Vikas Khanna
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Prerna, a woman now in her fifties, has been running an Indian restaurant in downtown Manhattan for two decades. She is on the cusp of a midlife crisis, and her life indeed unravels when she suddenly loses her son, her lease, and with these, her passion for cooking as well. Caught in the grip of newly awakened emotions, Prerna finds herself confronted by many haunting questions from her past, which take her back to her motherland, India. And so begins an intensely personal struggle that will lead Prerna to forgive herself, escape her past and rediscover her true passion for cooking.
This novel is a celebration of life as well as an immigrant’s story of survival, forgiveness and moving on.

Imprint: Ebury Press

Published: Jan/2023

ISBN: 9780143455356

Length : 256 Pages

MRP : ₹399.00

Imaginary Rain

Vikas Khanna

Prerna, a woman now in her fifties, has been running an Indian restaurant in downtown Manhattan for two decades. She is on the cusp of a midlife crisis, and her life indeed unravels when she suddenly loses her son, her lease, and with these, her passion for cooking as well. Caught in the grip of newly awakened emotions, Prerna finds herself confronted by many haunting questions from her past, which take her back to her motherland, India. And so begins an intensely personal struggle that will lead Prerna to forgive herself, escape her past and rediscover her true passion for cooking.
This novel is a celebration of life as well as an immigrant’s story of survival, forgiveness and moving on.

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Vikas Khanna

Vikas Khanna is one of the most beloved Indian chefs in the world. An award-winning Michelin-Starred chef and host of the highly rated prime-time shows MasterChef India, Twist of Taste and Mega Kitchens, Khanna has been a guest on Gordon Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares and Hell's Kitchen, as well as The Martha Stewart Show, Throwdown! with Bobby Flay and MasterChef Australia.
He has hosted events for former president Barack Obama, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Pope Francis, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and many other world leaders and celebrities. Deutsche Welle listed Khanna as one of the world's ten most iconic chefs of all time.
Khanna has received rave reviews from the New York Times, Condé Nast and Wall Street Journal. He is the goodwill ambassador for the Smile Foundation and supports the cause of malnutrition in India.
He lives in New York City.

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