Stories Varied - A Book of Short Stories

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These twelve stories are about women's dilemmas in the Indian social milieu accompanied with unique denouements. 'Ilaa's Ire' contrasts her life with the times of yore 'n '201' Qualms" depicts her predicament as a conscientious citizen. "?" addresses her marital stress in an alien land 'n 'Cupid's Clue' is her rebound in her native place. 'Autumn Love' lets her discover the marital void in her life 'n 'A Touchy Affair' makes her amenable to her man's other woman. 'Love's How's That' inflames her old flame 'n 'A Hearty Turn' brings her innate lesbian leanings to the fore. 'Love Jihad' makes her secular plank to religious divide 'n 'Tenth Nook' creates her marital gulf on the materialistic ground. 'Eleventh Hour' is about her lust for love 'n 'Twelfth Tale' underscores her zest for power.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

BS Murthy

Born 27 Aug 1948, BS Murthy is the author of Benign Flame: Saga of Love, Jewel-less Crown: Saga of Life, Crossing the Mirage: Passing through youth (plot and character driven novels all), Glaring Shadow: A stream of consciousness novel, Prey on the Prowl: A Crime Novel and Onto the Stage: ‘Slighted Souls’ and other stage and radio plays as well as 'Stories Varied - A Book of Short Stories'. His non-fiction works are Puppets of Faith: Theory of communal strife, Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help (in verses with contemporary idiom sans 110 interpolations) and Sundara Kanda: Hanuman’s Odyssey, also in verse. All these can be freely download at Project Gutenberg Self Publishing Press or can be bought for US $1.00 at Amazon Kindle – Besides articles on general management (The Hindu), materials management (Purchase) general insurance (The Insurance Times) and literary/social subjects (Triveni,) he contributed ‘Addendum to Evolution: Origins of the World by Eastern Speculative Philosophy’ to The Examined Life On-Line Philosophy Journal, Vol. 05 Issue 18. that is apart from and including those carried in this site. BS, a graduate mechanical engineer from Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi, also interests himself in current affairs, sports, etc. and has an ear for Carnatic and Hindustani classical music. He is a Hyderabad based Surveyor and Loss Assessor since 1986 and is married, to a housewife, with two sons, the elder one a PhD in Finance and the younger a Master in Engineering.

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