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"A mesmerizing account of the well-known story of Matsyagandha ... and her transformation from fisherman’s daughter to Satyavati, Santanu’s royal consort and the Mother/Progenitor of the Kuru clan." - Hindustan Times
"Themes of fate, morality and power overlay a subtle and essential feminism to make this lyrical book a must-read. If this is Madhavan’s first book in the Girls from the Mahabharata series, there is much to look forward to in the months to come." - Open Magazine
"A gleeful dollop of Blytonian magic ... Reddy Madhavan is also able to tackle some fairly sensitive subjects such as identity, the love of and karmic ties with parents, adoption, the first sexual encounter, loneliness, and my favourite, feminist rage." - Scroll
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6 November 2008
Make that Sir AND Lady Grumpalot
So, to make myself (and you, loyal reader) feel a little bit better, I feel it's time to revisit Craigslist and make fun of people seeking romance over the internet. Because I'm in the mood to pick on other people. And... it might get ugly. Just so you can't say I didn't warn you.
All posts are [sic].
hi am a single lady in usa loking for a rich indian boyfriend or a man that has lot of money. Easy there, no need to pull out ALL the charm in the first sentence.
My name is Phillip. Er, I'm not familiar with foreign names and customs, so MAYBE Phillip is a girls name somewhere in the world.. NOT.
I am 5,6 i weigh 125 lbs and i have curly hair.i love to be a lil sexually naughty and have fun.i dont smoke or drink.i love to dance and go to the movies and i love to go out to restaurant.i finish school.i work at the embassy in NY to help immigrants get their visa to come to America. Isn't English as a first language a requirement to work in ANY embassy?
So if u are interested Email me ok.send em you pic and i hope i find me a bf that can help me financially. Honey, I thi nk the word you're looking for is an EMPLOYER.
Hi..i am a 33 year classy guy from Mumbai...looking for dating, friendship, romance with interesting lady folks out there...write to me for a good time...looking for serious relationships only... And that's the story they'll tell at your golden wedding anniversary, "Kids, your grandma was horny and surfing Craigslist and has a weakness for ellipses."
i am experienced yoga master from india, i am available for my sex with different kind of yogastyle for woman in mumbai, safe and secure, interested female only message me.
One has heard of Tantric sex before, but yogastyle sex? Internet, I stand confuzzled.
OH MY GOD CANNOT EVEN COPY PASTE THIS NEXT ONE HE LOOKS LIKE SOMEONE'S GRANDFATHER!! MY EYES! MY MENTAL IMAGE! NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
Seeking Gujarati Lesbian for marriage of convenience - w4w - 27
I'm an Indian gay male living in the US. My parents are preasuring me to get married and would like a marriage of convenience to make them happy. We'd ideally be great friends but live our own lives.
The most amusing thing about this post is the "Gujarati Lesbian". Wow, this guy has deeper parent issues than I thought!
Ok.. here it goes..am no escort needing money...or a desperate guy seeking sex... Well its mumbai and u do find a variety of human beings in here...well am d rarest...a spoilt townie to da core... Do I KNOW this guy?
well in d first place i would state dat d young ladies of yore..i hav had my fair share of experience...so kinda bored wid em... I found the oldies or atleast by age...to be ones with knowledge and worthwile to be in a relationship... Well again am not in it for money or sex... Well i would state it as makin love...rather not sound grosse..and hey if we strike a chemistry den ofcourse it would follow suit... Well so even if ur 50 its not an issue if u can keep me interested..winkwink... Well wad r u waitin for hit me ASAP...chance of a lifetime ofcourse...u really dont find 25 yr ols askin to be dated by someone ol?? (and ladies termin it as ol...doesnt mean dat i consider so...its juz dat u guys maybe by age...but in d mind..it aint so...RITE??? This might in fact be THE most insulting sentence I have ever read.
well mails widout pics wont be even considered...and yaa am choosy so i take time...winkwink.. Au revoir Ma chere amie... And that is the extent to which those foreign language classes paid off!
I don't have the energy for anymore, even though I thought I did. It's the next day and temperatures within my body are soaring. This fully sucks. AND I have two deadlines. Grah.