The book is called Excess but one can’t say that it is excessively interesting. It’s a mixed collection of a few very touching stories, some pedestrian and some plain banal.
Is this story about the ease with which invaders, down the years, have looted India’s riches? Or is it about India’s spiritual triumph over all marauders? Indians, they say, never die completely. They get reborn. And with each re-birth hope springs afresh. ‘Feast’ is an intriguing story that gives you goose bumps.
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