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The Nude: Collected Stories
The Nude: Collected Stories
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‘Some women should never wear clothes-clothes that hide the shape and colour of their flesh and skin…’

In the title story, Robie is looking for a model for a nude he has to paint, when he is introduced to Mrs Oliver by his friend Turner. When he sees her, he is disappointed at how utterly unsuited she is as a subject for the kind of painting he has in mind. However, when she poses, he realizes that some women look best in the nude.

Bhima cheats on her devoted husband Madhu but is in for a rude shock in ‘The Silver Anklets’ and a man dies trying to induce in his son ‘A Taste of Blood’ and make him a ‘real’ man. A police officer, caught in a storm in the Garhwal hills, takes refuge in the temple of ‘The Alabaster Goddess’ and achieves an unexpected breakthrough in an old investigation. Vanilla fudge and Mr. Krishna’s death are cause for much jubilation for two little girls in ‘Happiness is a Box of Fudge’.

Written in lucid prose and set in the most ordinary situations, the nineteen stories in The Nude are fascinating snapshots of life that chart some of the most basic and most intricate human emotions.

Praise for Nergis Dalal

‘If you like a good old-fashioned story with a strong plot, firmly etched out characters, and a gentle style, then pick up [Skin Deep]’-Business World, Kolkata.

‘An unsparing examination of marriage, displacement and the many small compromises that make up life, the Girls from Overseas shines with wit and intelligence’-The Tribune.

CONTENTS

The French Wife 1
A Taste of Blood 12
Once for the Asking 20
The Sacrifice 28
The Alabaster Goddess 39
The Nude 51
The Beautiful One 59
Christmas Means Love 71
Roses, Roses, All the Way… 80
The Silver Stallion 91
The Intruder 100
The Exiles 110
Ranjit’s Wife 124
The Temple Bells 143
Happiness Is a Box of Fudge 150
The Red Pavilion 160
The Connoisseur 173
The Temple of Shiva 183
The Silver Anklets 194
The Seller of Mantras 205

The Nude: Collected Stories

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IHL288
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Paperback
Edition:
2007
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ISBN:
0143100343
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7.0 Inch X 4.3 Inch
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213
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Back of the Book

‘Some women should never wear clothes-clothes that hide the shape and colour of their flesh and skin…’

In the title story, Robie is looking for a model for a nude he has to paint, when he is introduced to Mrs Oliver by his friend Turner. When he sees her, he is disappointed at how utterly unsuited she is as a subject for the kind of painting he has in mind. However, when she poses, he realizes that some women look best in the nude.

Bhima cheats on her devoted husband Madhu but is in for a rude shock in ‘The Silver Anklets’ and a man dies trying to induce in his son ‘A Taste of Blood’ and make him a ‘real’ man. A police officer, caught in a storm in the Garhwal hills, takes refuge in the temple of ‘The Alabaster Goddess’ and achieves an unexpected breakthrough in an old investigation. Vanilla fudge and Mr. Krishna’s death are cause for much jubilation for two little girls in ‘Happiness is a Box of Fudge’.

Written in lucid prose and set in the most ordinary situations, the nineteen stories in The Nude are fascinating snapshots of life that chart some of the most basic and most intricate human emotions.

Praise for Nergis Dalal

‘If you like a good old-fashioned story with a strong plot, firmly etched out characters, and a gentle style, then pick up [Skin Deep]’-Business World, Kolkata.

‘An unsparing examination of marriage, displacement and the many small compromises that make up life, the Girls from Overseas shines with wit and intelligence’-The Tribune.

CONTENTS

The French Wife 1
A Taste of Blood 12
Once for the Asking 20
The Sacrifice 28
The Alabaster Goddess 39
The Nude 51
The Beautiful One 59
Christmas Means Love 71
Roses, Roses, All the Way… 80
The Silver Stallion 91
The Intruder 100
The Exiles 110
Ranjit’s Wife 124
The Temple Bells 143
Happiness Is a Box of Fudge 150
The Red Pavilion 160
The Connoisseur 173
The Temple of Shiva 183
The Silver Anklets 194
The Seller of Mantras 205
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