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By C S Lakshmi

The physique used to be the one fact she knew. It was once the physique by myself that was once left, at the same time she went past the body.’
Journeys shape the leitmotif of those impressive new tales through Ambai. occasionally culminating in an unconventional love affair, a few are impressive stories of loyalty and integrity; others contact at the nearly incredible, absurd element of Mumbai. but others discover the concept of a healthy self, and its tragic absence from time to time. those tales are illuminated via shiny and strange characters: from an eccentric, penurious singer-couple who undertake an ape as their son, to a male prostitute, who's battered by means of bimbos for no longer giving ‘full’ satisfaction.
Crucially, many of the tales, just like the identify one, have interaction uninhibitedly with a woman’s dating to her physique. For Ambai, feminist par excellence, the sensual physique, skilled as a usual panorama altering with age, is while, the single motor vehicle of existence and gear for mapping the exterior world.

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