Baker’s Dozen : The Elle-Tranquebar Book Of Short Stories

Author: various

ISBN: 9789382618942

Pub Date: 15-may

Rs.250

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Readers of Baker's Dozen are likely to feel anything but that. Here are 13 stories that can make you laugh out loud, as in adhulika Liddle's St. George and the Dragon, wipe away a silent tear, as in Payal Mukherjee's Baani, have a shiver run down your spine, as in Sanjay Sipahimalani's in Praise of Straight Lines, enjoy the subtle eroticism of Sheba Karim's Next Year at the Taj and Tishani Doshi's the Delicate Predicament of Eunice De Silva or simply revel in the pleasure of good writing in Sharanya Manivannan's Greed and the Gandhi Quartet.

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Traditionally, bakers threw in the thirteenth loaf to make sure that their customers didn’t feel shortchanged. Readers of Baker’s Dozen are likely to feel anything but that. Here are 13 stories that can make you laugh out loud, as in adhulika Liddle’s St. George and the Dragon, wipe away a silent tear, as in Payal Mukherjee’s Baani, have a shiver run down your spine, as in Sanjay Sipahimalani’s in Praise of Straight Lines, enjoy the subtle eroticism of Sheba Karim’s Next Year at the Taj and Tishani Doshi’s the Delicate Predicament of Eunice De Silva or simply revel in the pleasure of good writing in Sharanya Manivannan’s Greed and the Gandhi Quartet. Thirteen stories, 6 of them new emerging voices, winners of the Elle Fiction Awards, 7 from Tranquebar’s stable of talented writers who don’t fight shy of crossing boundaries. Together, they bring you a rich and varied repast. Come to the table and enjoy the feast.

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