Love and Longing in Bombay

Love and Longing in Bombay

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The stories in Love and Longing in Bombay are linked by a single narrator, an elusive civil servant, who recounts an extraordinary sequence of tales to those seated around him in a smoky Bombay bar. Each of these stories belongs to a distinct genre: in 'Shakti,' a love story, two feuding families are united by forbidden passion; in 'Dharma,' a ghost story, a soldier forced to save his life by amputating his own leg returns home to find that his house is haunted by the spirit of a small child; and in 'Kama,' a mystery, a detective takes on a murder case and finds himself traveling deep into the farthest reaches of carnality and deceit.
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ISBN: 9780316136778

Published Date: January 1, 1997

Publisher: Back Bay Books

Language: English

Page Count: 268

Size: 8.50" l x 5.45" w x 0.69" h

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Fiction