Hira is left alone. After the untimely death of her mother she is coerced to marry into a family that she only knew about through conversations with her mother. She leaves the life she had in London landing in Ambala, India in the dead of night and is whisked away to the home of her husband and her in-laws. It is here that she meets with Dadi, her husband’s grandmother, a woman who rules the household with a fist of iron and will not allow anyone to breathe without her permission. Welcomed lovingly by her two sisters-in-law, an adoring grandfather and two wonderful brothers Hira finally finds a family that she had yearned for and soon begins to adapt her lifestyle to fit in.
Unexpected Tales From The Ends Of The Earth
A collection of short stories and tall tales culled from around the world. The focus of this compilation is unexpected outcomes from otherwise mundane and ordinary circumstances. Dark humour is derived from Kafkaesque situations and cultural juxtapositions.