Corpse Kesavan and Other Stories
Robin Hood shows how retirement can turn the best of men into pickpockets. In Between You and Me Dakshabehn's husband is delighted when she conceives after many years of marriage but what effect will this news have on the narrator, such an intrinsic part of their lives? Lady Macbeth is about confrontation in marriage—a confrontation that continues even when the wife is dead.
These are some of the characters who give life and colour to this collection of short stories which includes prize winners in the Commonwealth Short Story Competition in 2001, 2002 and 2003.
Usha Rajagopalan is a poet and novelist. This is her first collection of short stories.