Pop, as his granddaughter Grace calls him, is an advocate of simple living. He believes that ‘for something to have life, something else must give up its life’ and frames his world view on this simple mantra. In his ambitious mission, he draws young Grace into his web.Grace identifies closely with her pop. Despite having all the luxuries of city life and everything in her reach, she finds peace and inspiration in their humble lifestyle. Pop despairs the wastefulness of the 'throwaway economy'. He hopes that his granddaughter, a representative of the young generation, will take a stand and bring change for the better. And avert the disaster her parents’ generation is creating.In a journey spanning four stages of her life, from child to adolescent to adult, we see Grace become a beacon of promise to find the way out of the looming crises.Filled with emotional and intellectual depth, this piece of fiction will take you to the ancient times of human civilisations, and reveal that our present place in history, with all the alarm bells ringing, is just the end of the path humanity has chosen. And… It doesn’t have to be this way!A story that will compel you to think about climate change and its association with modern lifestyle, in a way you have never done before.
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