At a bachelorette party, a teenager of ravishing beauty considers it an exciting opportunity to shake hands with a nude man of impeccable poise. Another young lady helplessly chases a peddler of narcotic substances. The wife of an affluent and high-flying professional dislikes becoming pregnant and engages the services of a surrogate mother to deliver her baby. Unmindful of the scary goings-on around the world, some elders doggedly try to stick to their old traditions and practices, putting at stake the future of their children.
This book reflects, through ten short stories, these and other gut-wrenching changes in an imaginary society which is on a trajectory of high economic growth. While the book accurately captures the undercurrents of a society which justifies the means utilized to achieve its selfish ends, the reader is introduced to the strange and the bizarre ways of a humankind that throws caution to the winds while single-mindedly pursuing its goals.