The Dancing Girl
Ruhi is eighteen years old and determined to pave her own path through life, not such an easy thing in 1970s India. Her choices are not always her own, especially with a mother who rules the roost with cutting remarks and a whack from her rolling pin.
Yet when an unwelcome houseguest reveals a family secret, Ruhi may have found the key to her freedom.
Travel back to the world of the award-winning novel All the Tomorrows, in this short story about Jaya and Ruhi Kapadia before they became married women.
Evolved Publishing presents a prelude to the critically-acclaimed All the Tomorrows. At a little over 9,700 words, it's the perfect distraction from your hectic, stressful day. [DRM-Free]
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About the Author
Nillu Nasser is a writer of literary fiction novels. She also blogs, writes short fiction and poetry.
Nillu’s short story “Painted Truths and Prayer Beads” was published in May 2016 in Mosaics 2: A Collection of Independent Women. Another short story, “The Tombstone Man and the Coming of the Tigress,” was published in June 2016 in UnCommon Origins, an anthology of short fiction. In 2017, “Tombstone Man” is scheduled to reappear in UnCommonly Good.
Nillu has a BA in English and German Literature and an MA in European Politics. After graduating, she worked in national and regional politics, but eventually reverted to her first love.
She lives in London with her husband, three children, one angelic cat and one demonic cat, though she secretly yearns for a dog. If you fly into Gatwick and look hard enough, you will see her furiously scribbling in her garden office, where she is working on her next story.