Friday, June 2

Set in Kashmir, this graphic novel presents the story of the everyday people striving to live their dreams in the valley

  • The book “Terminal 3: A Graphic Novel” by Debasmita Dasgupta is a graphic novel set in Kashmir.

  • It’s August 2019 and Khwab Nazir is waiting to board the plane at Terminal 3 of New Delhi International Airport. Set to represent India at an international jiu-jitsu tournament, Khwab nervously looks towards her unknown future. She also reflects on her complicated past-of growing up against the insurmountable difficulties of life in Kashmir.

  • Between happiness and emptiness, desire and grief, penance and peace-Khwab has endured. She has a dream that life will be a paradise, one day.

  • Read an excerpt from the book below.

Excerpted with permission from Terminal 3: A Graphic Novel, Debasmita Dasgupta, Penguin India. Read more about the book here and buy it here.

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