Kirkus Review

Shilpa was given the chance to transcend her family history and perhaps her own karma. A deft portrayal of a young woman’s growth and courageous transformation through education.
Kirkus Review

Sir Ken Robinson

Shilpa Raj is a powerful new voice for human dignity and opportunity and against the appalling and demeaning mistreatment of women worldwide. An important and deeply affecting book narrated in a moving and intimate style.
Sir Ken Robinson,
Author and Educator

Vanessa Roth

Shilpa’s story speaks for millions of families in a way that is immediate, intimate and personal. Her book will have a powerful impact on the lives and minds of young people around the world.
Vanessa Roth
film director, and winner of Academy Award

Sri Viswanath

“[Raj] is the future voice for the poor and deprived, uncovering the diamond in the rubble. Read her
Sri Viswanath, author of The Secret of Bhagavad Gita

Literary News

The Elephant Chaser’s Daughter will prove to be a milestone in Indian literature…….. The
arrival of Shilpa on the writers’ dice with her splendid first-hand- narrative will surely
stimulate a new movement among the socially awakened.
Ravi, Contributor, Literary News

Madhu Trehan

Shilpa’s searing, penetrating honesty in the account of her life will change perspectives and impact every reader. It gives hope to the under-privileged and sensitizes the privileged.
Madhu Trehan


The Elephant Chaser’s Daughter is simply an inspiring and heart-warming memoir, and has all that is refreshing and unique to offer us, and is surely going to be a best-seller.
Shubham, Literary Blogger

Alok Mishra

“In a great measure, her personal account has a universal appeal which will evoke the emotions of
readers. Shilpa’s book will prove to be a landmark.”
Alok Mishra, Poet & Author



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