Hachette India, Apr 25, 2019 - Fiction - 264 pages
A weaver is initiated into the ancient art of bringing a universe into existence. A demon hunter encounters an unlikely opponent. Four goddesses engage in a cosmic brawl. A graphic designer duels with a dark secret involving a mysterious tattoo. A defiant chudail makes a shocking announcement at a kitty party. A puppet seeking adventure discovers who she really is. A young woman’s resolute choice leads her to haunt Death across millennia. . . A compelling collection of stories that speak of love, rage, rebellion, choices and chances, Magical Women brings together some of the strongest female voices in contemporary Indian writing. Combining astounding imagination with superlative craft, these tales will intrigue and delight in equal measure.
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RULEBOOK FOR CREATING A UNIVERSE
THE DEMON HUNTERS DILEMMA
EARTH AND EVOLUTION WALK INTO A
THE GATEKEEPERS INTERN
GRANDMA GARAMS KITTY PARTY
THE CARNIVAL AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLDS
THE RAKSHASIS ROSE GARDEN
List of Contributors
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