A cluster of 7 literary short stories presenting the romantic-sexual facets of:
Narain who lusts for Munika, Old Jaganlal who wants a favour from young Dia, Jackie who is in love with Nic. A surgeon who is changing more than a patients hairline, nose, lip and chin. Shonali and Neel who are realizing that infidelity might not be such an easy thing. A woman who walks the tight rope between tradition and sexual exploitation, and Sunil who meets the woman of his desires through an adult dating site.
Through these stories, Rochelle Potkar explores the intensely personal unrelationship that exists alongside its conventional and socially articulate twin, the relationship.
Ratings and Reviews
5 Ratings &
The book comprises of seven short stories which are The arithmetic of breasts, The room with a sea-view, Sky Park, Dr. Love, The scent of conscience, A place they call scary, What men want and two very short stories which are Our Lovers and The troll on page 16 that lasts only for two to three pages. Out of all these stories, my personal favorite story is Dr. Love. All the stories in this book have one thing in common which is human emotions, as you scroll through the book you will discover a...
As I get my hands over this book, I found myself falling in love with words again. The book is a combination of a number of short stories with each story backed up by serious issues. The stories describe the sexual fantasies of the main characters. But at the same time, each story manages to pass on a serious message very nicely. The book is a quick read and can be easily finished in one sitting. Although, I would suggest you to read one story a day and take time to appreciate the writing. Th...
First look at the book will give you a feeling of it being an erotic fiction but once you get down to read the book, you will be immersed in it sensibilities and sensitivities. There are nine stories in total – where seven stories are complete while two stories are left to the imagination of the readers.
Each story, though has lust as an integral element, has a deeper meaning. Readers can find romance, love, happiness and sadness in these stories.