Doppelgänger: Short Stories by Madhavi Mahadevan

By Madhavi Mahadevan

Set in city, center type India, those 18 tales, defying effortless categorization, are a real
miscellany reflecting the doubtful, illogical and colourful nature of our instances. the following limitations
between the genuine and the phantasmal blur: department stores develop into haunted locations, golfing golf equipment and airport
halls are the crossroads the place prior and current selves meet and greet. Chronicling the isolation,
insecurities, hidden angst, sophisticated ardour and mystery longings that underlie usual lives and
relationships, those tales weave in subject matters as assorted as reminiscence and the emotional residue it
produces, the elusiveness of id, the rigours of function play, the convolutions of a double lifestyles,
the complexity of shadow better halves. through turns candy, unhappy, poignant, humorous and mysterious, they draw
us into their separate and compact worlds and linger with us awhile.

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