THE CIRCLE OF LIFE & OTHER TALES (HAIMANTI DUTTA RAY).docxThe collection of thirteen stories meanders across borders and journeys to distant lands. Life, as we know it, has several dimensions. It can give us joy. It can also give us sorrow. It is within these ups and downs that we ultimately discover our sense of belonging to this planet. Thorough the course of pondering over these stories, written over a gap of two years, the readers may feel as if they were looking at life through an optical prism.