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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

BS Murthy is an Indian novelist playwright short story non-fiction 'n articles writer translator a 'little' thinker and a budding philosopher in Addendum to Evolution Origins of the World by Eastern Speculative Philosophy that was originally published in The Examined Life On-Line Philosophy Journal Vol Issue Summer Born on Aug and schooled in letter-writing by he started articulating his managerial ideas in thirty-odd published articles However in Oct he began penning Benign Flame Saga of Love with the novel art' and continued his fictional endeavors in plot and character driven novels Jewel-less Crown Saga of Life and Crossing the Mirage Passing through youth Then entering the arena of non-fiction with a novel narrative in Puppets of Faith Theory of Communal Strife possibly a new genre he ventured into the zone of translations for versifying the Sanskrit epics Vyasa s Bhagvad-Gita Treatise of self-help and Valmiki s Sundara K nda Hanuman s Odyssey in contemporary English idiom Later ascending Onto the Stage with Slight Souls and other stage and radio plays he returned to fictional form with Glaring Shadow - A stream of consciousness novel and Prey on the Prowl - A Crime Novel to finally reach the short story horizon with Stories Varied - A Book of Short Stories While his fiction had emanated from his conviction that for it to impact readers it should be the soulful rendering of characters rooted in their native soil but not the hotchpotch of local and alien caricatures sketched on a hybrid canvas all his body of work was borne out of his passion for writing matched only by his love for language which is in the public domain in umpteen ebook sites Some of his published articles on management issues general insurance topics literary matters and political affairs in The Hindu The

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