Author: Annabel George

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“…my attention was drawn to a facet of our lives which we tend to protect, shield, guard and feel uneasy to discuss, though it is an integral part of our lives” says, writer A.J. Karan in a post titled Author’s Perspective on Sensual Attractions by A.J. Karan. His debut book, which is a collection of…

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The second part deals with how the book club came to come about and how the the protagonists take the book club to another level.   The living room was painted in semi-darkness. A. R. Rahman was singing on the radio, in the background. We were sitting on the mattress with our palms wrapped around…

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The second part deals with how the mother and daughter are re-united.   Becca was standing in front of the mirror, in their room. She tucked the pillow underneath her top, to see how she would look when her tummy would begin swelling up. She turned herself and stood sideways. She slowly rubbed her palm…

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The first part deals with the narrator describing the relationship between Ashley and her mother.    Becca was standing in front of the gas stove, waiting for the milk to boil. The short needle of the round shaped clock sitting on the window in the kitchen, pointed toward six and the long needle pointed toward…

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After Ashley and Mark lose their baby, the second part of the short story deals with how they adjust to this loss.   Ashley was sitting on the brown velvety chair in her bedroom, reading Marquez’s Love in the Time of Cholera. About a month ago, while flipping through channels on the television, she came…

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Ashley never wanted to be a mother. But what happens when she finally learns to love motherhood?   I carefully positioned myself on the pillow which was placed on the window sill. I always sat with a pillow on the window sill. It was extremely uncomfortable to sit without a pillow on the window sill.…

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Veera was going to marry the love of her life. But her quest to liberate herself from the small town she belonged to and to make something of her life, overpowered her love.   The sky was still blanketed in darkness. Veera was standing in front of the gas stove, making herself a cup of…

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Tara wants to re-unite with her father, after all these. This short story is about second chances and trying to put your trust on someone, after the dark past you’ve had with them.   The first Friday of every month were usually reserved for our sleepovers. Meghna and I had made this pact when we…

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In this first part to the two-part short story, our narrator Ira, tells us how her Book Club for housewives which she co-created with Anjali, came into being.                      She is one of the most real characters I have come across, among the many books I have read. I enjoyed the parts which included…

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In the short story, the protagonist, Yasmin unexpectedly falls in love with her husband, Zeeshan, who has an equally heartbreaking past as her.                    Cherry blossoms bloomed during winters, here. I suddenly found myself developing an obsession for these cherry blossom trees. Seeing them, brought an indescribable joy in my heart and the very sight…