The Slip of Me is a contemporary coming of age story, following a boy named Vikram, –– quiet, shy and prone to troubles, and his teenaged friends in Jabalpur, India. They all experience the ups and downs of adolescence, eager to fall in love, but struggling to understand what it even means.Vikram falls head over heels for Jessica, his chemistry tutor’s daughter. When Jessica severs ties with Vikram, he is deeply affected and begins a far-reaching transformation.
This story explores the emotional world of Indian teens––the conflicts they face within their families, at school and in society at large. As they approach the end of their public education and ready themselves to move on to various universities, Vikram, and his friends must face new identity crisis.What do they want to be and how will they get there?
What saves Vikram in the end is learning the true value of friendship and how it can provide the ultimate support and healing that anyone needs.