Sunday, May 17, 2009

May in Ayemenem

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Reading Arundhati Roy

[Excerpts from The God of Small Things; picture by Mayank Austen Soofi]

The days are long and humid. The river shrinks and black crowd gorge on bright mangoes in still, dustgreen trees.

Friday, May 1, 2009

Friendly Smile

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Reading Arundhati Roy

[Excerpts from The God of Small Things; picture by Mayank Austen Soofi]

He had none of the vagueness or the apologetic awkwardness that one usually associates with untidy, absent-minded men. He looked cheerful, as though he was with an imaginary friend whose company he enjoyed.