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The Dark Room

R. K. Narayan


It is still a man's world in the Indian town of Malgudi, where Savitri has submissively endured more than her fair share of humiliations in a long-standing marriage. When her husband insists on employing an elegant female in his company, however, Savitri realizes that he has gone too far.
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"She has put us on notice that we talk about race by not talking about it"

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It is still a man's world in Malgudi. And that is where docile and obedient Savitri has endured more than her fair share of humiliations in her long-standing marriage. But even she knows when her bullying husband has gone too far. For when Ramani insists on taking on an elegant new employee for the Engladia Insurance Company, Savitri recognises more than a professional interest in the woman. Her first resort is to try to ignore it. And her last resort is only just forestalled by a passing burglar...
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Book publisherVintage Publishing
Publication date1 Nov 2001
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