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The Habit of Love

The Habit of Love

Last Updated: Saturday, January 28, 2012 - 14:23

This book of short stories is about women and the strange workings of their heart written over a period of two decades. It brings out the threads that have bound women throughout history - exploring emotions as contrasting as loneliness, love minus riders, motherhood and a woman`s need to find her words and voice in a society that has overlooked the mindspace of the other sex for centuries.

The stories are both everyday and exotic like that of journalist Madhu Sinha, who strikes a quaint kinship with a man as young as her son, a swan which acts as the narrator of the tale of Nala and Damayanti and pert young miss Vatsala Vidyarthi, who suspects her one night stand of stealing her money.

First Published: Saturday, January 28, 2012 - 14:23
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