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By Anita Nair

ISBN-10: 1908524375

ISBN-13: 9781908524379

It's the 1st day of Ramadan in heat-soaked Bangalore. a tender guy starts off to decorate: make-up, a sari, and dear pearl rings. prior to the reflect he's reworked into Bhuvana. She is a hijra, a transgender looking love within the bazaars of the city.

What Bhuvana wishes, she approximately will get: a passing guy is drawn to this elusive younger girl - yet an individual issues out that Bhuvana isn't any lady. For that, the interloper's throat is reduce. A case for Inspector Borei Gowda, going to seed, and at odds with these round him together with his spouse, his colleagues, even the informers he needs to take care of. extra corpses and Urmila, Gowda's ex-flame, are extra to this highly spiced concoction of a secret novel.

Most fascinating is the awful international of Bhuvana. Her hijra fantasies, feelings, and hopes are etched in a manner that's chilling but oddly touching. a few mysteries stay until nearly the top, for example Bhuvana's reference to the rich, corrupt Corporator Ravikumar, who lives in a mansion as grand because the Mysore Palace and controls entire districts of Bangalore.

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Cassie zog mit beiden Händen an seinen Haaren und kicherte, wäh­ rend Cindy uns vorstellte. »Das ist Dr. Delaware, Liebling, der Psychologe. Dr. « Er gab mir seine freie Hand. »Chip Jones. « Sein Händedruck war kräftig. Cassie zerrte immer noch an seinem Haar, was ihn nicht zu stören schien. « Er runzelte die Stirn und schaute auf die Uhr. Noch eine Swatch. « fragte Cindy. »Leider ja. « Er bot ihr die Tasse Kaffee an. « Sie legte eine Hand auf ihren Bauch. »Ich fühl mich ein bißchen schwummrig.

Hier, mein Kind. Das Häschen sagt: >Guten Morgen, Fräulein Cassie Jones. <« Sie sprach wie ein Showmaster im Kinderprogramm. Cassie drückte den Hasen an ihre Brust und schloß die Au­ gen. Einen Moment lang dachte ich, sie wäre wieder einge­ schlafen, doch da öffneten sich die Augen wieder, groß und braun, wie die ihrer Mutter. Dann trafen sich unsere Blicke. Ich lächelte. Sie schrie. « Cassie warf den Hasen auf den Boden und weinte ihm nach. Ich hob ihn auf und hielt ihn ihr hin, doch sie zuckte zu­ rück und klammerte sich an ihre Mutter.

Beide Hände waren nun auf der Bettdecke. Jene, die vorher nicht zu sehen war, war geschwollen, gelb und voller Einstichnarben. Cindy ging rasch zu ihr hinüber und hob sie aus dem Bett. « In ihrer Stimme schwang nun ein ganz anderer Ton. Sie küßte Cassie auf die Wange. Cassie schaute zu ihr auf und legte den Kopf an ihre Brust, dann gähnte sie noch einmal und schaute sich um, bis ihr Blick auf 44 die Häschen auf ihrem Nachttisch fiel. Sie zeigte mit dem Finger darauf und jammerte verlangend. Cindy nahm eins von den Stofftieren, ein rosafarbenes.

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