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The Priceless Petals

Subtitle: A Collection of Middles and Essays

Authored By: Ritu Kamra Kumar

Publisher:  Authorspress

ISBN-13: 9789388859288

Year of Publication: 2019

Pages: 204

                                       Binding: Paperback(PB)

Category:  Poetry, Fiction and Short Stories

Price in Rs. 276.50

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About the Book


Ritu’s writing is effortless, lyrical, descriptive and strikes a cord with readers across age groups. She comes off as a friend, guide and philosopher in her pieces in The Priceless Petals.

Ramesh Vinayak, Executive Editor, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh


Ritu unravels a bit of her persona, her intellect, creativity and sensitivity in The Priceless Petals. Each write-up is an enjoyable expression of everyday events, peppered with pithy quotes from familiar literary figures.

Harvinder Khetal, Asstt. Editor, The Tribune




Gifted with rare literary bent of mind, Ritu lays bare candid realities of life with ease, depth and transparency combined with dexterity of exploring contemporary issues confronting society which makes her essays in The Priceless Petals enlivening and enlightening.

Justice J.M. Malik, Former Judge, Delhi High Court, Delhi



The Priceless Petals is a beautiful bouquet consisting of flowers of different hues and varying shapes which readers would certainly relish and enjoy at leisure.

Mr. Praneet IAS, Govt. of Punjab

About the Author


Dr. Ritu Kumar is working as Associate Professor in the Post Graduate Department of English, Mukand Lal National College, Yamuna Nagar, Haryana since September 1987. She did her M.A., M. Phil. from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra with distinction securing 2nd position in University Merit List. She got her Ph.D. Degree from Dr. K.N. Modi University in the year 2016. She has to her credit, several articles and research papers published in the leading national and international research journals and anthologies published in India, has delivered extension lectures in various colleges, guided M. Phil students for their dissertation. She has got published several write-ups/critical reviews on articles and poems in leading newspapers like The Tribune, The Daily Post and ‘The Hindustan Times, and in magazines like Women’s Era. Her area of interest is Feminism, Gender Studies and Postcolonial Studies.