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    A. N. "Shen" Sengupta(Author)

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Since long the Author has felt that the suggested solutions to global or even national problems are single-issue oriented. They seldom go beyond the “here and now” and even then scratch only the surfaces. As such the end-result is always “business as usual”. Economic progress and the tangibles dominate the scenario at the cost of all else. Intangibles are treated as orphans if at all. Like physicists who are working on a unified theory to explain the diverse Universe, he feels that our earthly problems need to be solved in totality to be meaningful and effective. Hence this book. The glue that binds everything together is love. Thus this book is written as a two-stream love-story. Ryan has everything that most men consider essential for happiness, and yet a sense of lingering restlessness brings him to Shangri-La. Here he meets Lya, a young woman of uncommon beauty and poise combined with a fundamental wisdom about Life. Through a tender interaction with her Ryan learns about the most valuable asset human beings possess. It also gives him a key to an understanding how the apparently ‘unsolvable’ complex web of global problems can be solved as one unified whole while following a gentle path as opposed to using extreme means.“The Road To A Liveable World” is a two-stream love story. One stream flows with the belief that “Life”, and not all the riches of the world, is our most valuable possession. This belief progressively opens up the vistas of a gentle and humane world, a Shangri-La, built around this basic premise. The other is the eternal love between a disenchanted and restless man running away from his Mac-life and a woman who symbolizes all that is Shangri-La. The two streams intertwine throughout the book and progressively become one.The book is a voyage of love for Shangri-La. Almost all the events and places are based on real-life experiences from around the world over many years. Thus although the book is a fiction it is no fantasy. It is eminently realizeable. It is hoped that the book will be read by all who care about the future of humankind and the flora and fauna and wish that instead of crying out “Stop the world, I want to get off” they could look forward to developing a “Heaven on Earth”. “The Road To A Liveable World” would be a highly realizeable and humane model to pursue.

A. N. 'Shen' Sengupta is an evergreen person, who had exemplary parents, elders and teachers to guide him in his formative years. A globe-trotter, he went for his formal training to some of the most well-renowned schools in the world, including Harvard and MIT. He also took considerable personal interest in many diverse subjects like history, astronomy, anthropology and preventive health-care. He lived in tiny hamlets and mega-cities on one hand, and on the banks of mighty rivers, in deserts and on mountains on the other. 'Shen' has taught at several universities, and designed and planned many a projects including entire towns, in several continents. All in all, he has seen and experienced much, both joyful and painful, thinks a great deal about many issues staring at our faces and wishes to share what little he believes he understands.

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  • PDF | 232 pages
  • A. N. "Shen" Sengupta(Author)
  • CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; First edition (July 4, 2014)
  • English
  • 8
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  • By Kindle Customer on July 16, 2014

    A very interesting concept that has been thought through in detail while at the same time stringing an interesting tale!!Great going Shen. Wish you many more successful stories/books.

  • By hari c. on October 26, 2017

    What a brilliant "thought" to explain thru an interesting love story in plain english. Everybody should read the book & notice how he covered every problem of the human society & how he proposes to solve them. Most of us have probably fantasized about living in a dreamland but never thought how to go about it. I recommend & encourage all the governing & aspiring to govern politicians to read the book.

  • By Guest on October 31, 2017

    True to the title, the book written with love for the planet and love for a wholesome life-style describes a gentle land through a gentle love story. Believers may find ways to implement some of the ideas.

  • By Robert J. Lunaburg on November 10, 2014

    The Road To A Livable World; Ryan and Lya develop a plan to bring Shangi-La values to the rest of the world. Ryan and Lya get married and start a family. This book brings all the main points of his earlier books together with a final conclusion. For readers late teens and adults.


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