Day of the Scorpion, The

Day of the Scorpion, The

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The writer encountered a Muslim woman once in a narrow street of a predominantly Hindu town, in the quarter inhabited by moneylenders. More info →
Jewel in the Crown, The

Jewel in the Crown, The

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Imagine, then, a flat landscape, dark for the moment, but even so conveying to a girl running in the still deeper shadow cast by the wall of the Bibighar Gardens an idea of immensity, of distance, such as years before Miss Crane had been conscious of stan More info →
Staying On

Staying On

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When Tucker Smalley died of a massive coronary at approximately 9:30 a.m. on the last Monday in April, 1972, his wife Lucy was out, having her white hair blue-rinsed and set in Seraglio Room on the ground floor of Pankot's new five-storey glass and concre More info →
Towers of Silence, The

Towers of Silence, The

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In September 1939, when the war had just begun, Miss Bachelor retired from her post as superintendent of the Protestant mission schools in the city of Ranpur. More info →