By C S Lakshmi
Journeys shape the leitmotif of those dazzling new tales through Ambai. occasionally culminating in an unconventional love affair, a few are notable stories of loyalty and integrity; others contact at the nearly great, absurd element of Mumbai. but others discover the proposal of a healthy self, and its tragic absence from time to time. those tales are illuminated by means of brilliant and strange characters: from an eccentric, penurious singer-couple who undertake an ape as their son, to a male prostitute, who's battered by way of bimbos for no longer giving ‘full’ satisfaction.
Crucially, a number of the tales, just like the identify one, interact uninhibitedly with a woman’s courting to her physique. For Ambai, feminist par excellence, the sensual physique, skilled as a normal panorama altering with age, is even as, the one car of existence and power for mapping the exterior world.
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Fish in a Dwindling Lake by C S Lakshmi