An erotic encounter arises in a house full of voluptuous women preparing tempting food in ‘Stolen’. A local artist embarks upon a wild affair with her Russian neighbour in ‘A Touch of Sun’. A schoolgirl experiences exquisite pleasure at the hands of a stranger in ‘The Causes of Blindness’. A pregnant woman discovers and succumbs to irresistible new cravings in ‘A Pleasant Kind of Heavy’. In these and other stories, memorable sexual encounters take place in settings as diverse as a small locality of Mysore, a transatlantic jet, an abandoned bridge in Chennai and a tiny studio apartment in America. Bold, sensuous and unabashedly erotic, these nine stories announce the arrival of an electrifying new talent—a writer who will take you on a wild, shocking and seductive exploration of the human body and psyche.