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The Mysterious Mrs Bathurst

December 2nd 2015

DAVID FRANKEL finds unsettling qualities in Rudyard Kipling’s ‘Mrs Bathurst’: ‘Written in 1904, ‘Mrs Bathurst’ is a story that doesn’t fit readily with a modern reader’s expectations of Rudyard Kipling. There is no imperialism or the fairy tale charm of The Jungle Book. Instead, it is filled with unease and an air of melancholy that set it apart from all but a very few of his other stories…’

Thoughts of Home

October 15th 2014

SUSMITA BHATTACHARYA tells of the stories that remind her of home in Murzban F. Shroff’s collection Breathless in Bombay: ‘It breathes on my bookshelf, picked up by me time and again, flooding my home in England with the sights, smells and chaos of my homeland.’

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