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  1. Riju Ganguly Riju Ganguly says:

    Kalpana Swaminathan is an author whose Lalli series commands special attention from mystery lovers It is that admiration for her penmanship thst had drawn me towards this collectionWhat did I find here?The book contains following stories1 8 June 20042 Sister Thomas and Mister Gomes3 A Prostitute's Tale4 Euthanasia5 What Did You Do to Me?6 The Arrangement7 Incident at Abu Gharib8 The Life Uxorious9 Fly Away Peter10 Eclipse11 Shame12 Acts of Aggression13 Yellow DupattaI don't know what might be your response But for me this was a tired and tiresome book full of washed out characters trying to walk through a desolate landscape Their journeys were pointless So was the read So was the end resultI think I have had enough of this so called 'profound' simplicity

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Venus Crossing Alternate cover for this ISBN can be found hereNobody asked What was she like Venus By daylightAnd if they had what could I have saidFor the truth was in my stories not in what I said I’d seenAll I had seen was a black dotShe had passed me by as she passed by the sunIn Venus Crossing Kalpana Swaminathan masterfully crafts twelve stories that lay bare the deepest complexities of human relationships These stories capture the instant of transit that moment when the impossible—the unthinkable—is absorbed into the fabric of life so that life can be lived again That moment is everything revelation challenge existenceIn the Yellow Dupatta practical compulsions surmount grief as a young couple takes their dead child home from hospital A middle aged nurse finds romance with the most obnoxious of patients in Sister Thomas and Mister Gomes Two young women shattered by rejection begin the long journey of survival in Fly Away Peter Incident at Abu Ghraib finds Sukhi appalled by her mother’s empathy for a disgraced American soldier Hemant is counselled in Euthanasia to opt for the final solution—but will heIncisive brilliant and deeply compassionate Venus Crossing showcases Kalpana Swaminathan’s consummate skill as a storyteller and proves yet again the uncompromising vision of her craft

  • Paperback
  • 264 pages
  • Venus Crossing
  • Kalpana Swaminathan
  • English
  • 12 April 2014
  • 9780143066866