Silk

Chapter 14
Pages 283-288

‘Amma, must I come to Nallikai Swami’s?’ Nagaratna pleaded half-heartedly one last time. ‘I will...

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—Title of a painting by Eric Fischl, Bedroom Scene #6, oil on linen, 2004.

Back striped black, suit striped white
the wall – just striped; the net – just curved.
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Chapter 2

Section 3

Too late he remembered the gradient. The scooter bucked and spluttered, and a spasm of pain seized him, reminiscent of the morning, and he cursed afresh the planners of NR...

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Chapter 6

Gandhi
Pages 102 -- 106

1934

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On the map of India, my hometown Bangalore sits in the southern projection of the Indian peninsula, equidistant from the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, at the edge of the Deccan Plateau. We are landlocked, far...

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