A schoolboy’s loyalty to a street vendor is tested when the vendor disappears without notice. A grandmother prepares to begin a new chapter in her life. Bombay’s tangled web of bureaucracy threatens the livelihood of an ex-serviceman. Each story in this debut collection offers a taste of the rhythm and verve of Bombay life.
Fans of Jhumpa Lahiri or Rohinton Mistry will enjoy this collection.
Praise for Bombay Bhel:
"Each story a jewel, a gem to be treasured and savored." -- Renita D'Silva, author of Monsoon Memories and The Forgotten Daughter
"Treat yourself to a trip through one of the most misunderstood, beautiful, smelly, thrilling, complex cities in the world and meet some of its most enticing denizens." -- Paul Dyer, author of Elixir of Death
"Doyle's deep empathy for his colorful characters shines through in every story and sentence." --Tara Masih, award-winning editor and author of Where the Dog Star Never Glows
Keywords: bombay stories, short stories, mumbai india, indian authors, indian fiction, indian writers, multicultural fiction, world literature