Mary roams the Goan and Anglo-Indian neighborhoods of Bombay, singing for money so she can feed herself and the child who accompanies her. A night watchman befriends her and offers a chance to get off the streets. Mary seeks guidance from the mysterious visions that haunt her, but she alone must decide her fate.
Praise for Bombay Bhel, a collection of short fiction:
"...[the] prose reaches deep into areas in the brain, unlocking a flood of memories." -- Clyde DSouza, author of Memories with Maya
"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
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About the Author
Ken Doyle was born in Bombay, India, into a family with Portuguese and Anglo-Indian roots. He moved to the USA for graduate studies and currently lives in Milford, Delaware with his wife, daughter, and dog. His first collection of short fiction, Bombay Bhel, was published in 2013. His other projects include literary fiction and science fiction for young adults