All the Names They Used for God: Stories by Anjali Sachdeva

By Anjali Sachdeva

A haunting, varied debut tale assortment that explores the isolation we adventure within the face of the mysterious, usually risky forces that form our lives

Anjali Sachdeva's debut assortment spans centuries, continents, and a various set of characters yet is united via every one character's epic fight with destiny: A workman in Andrew Carnegie's metal generators is irrevocably replaced by means of the brutal strength of the furnaces; a fisherman units sail into overfished waters and reveals a mystery obsession from which he cannot go back; a web date ends with a daunting, inexplicable dissapearance. Her tale "Pleiades" was once known as "a masterpiece" via Dave Eggers. Sachdeva has a expertise for growing relocating and poignant scenes, following her hugely resourceful plots to their logical ends, and depicting how one small miracle can have an effect on every person in its wake.

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