Going home?

Going: Stories of Kinship by Keki N. Daruwalla. Published in 2022 by Speaking Tiger Books LLP, 125A, Ground Floor, Shahpur Jat, near Asiad Village, New Delhi 110049. Pp: 130. Price: Rs 499. Keki Daruwalla’s (pictured) new collection of short stories, Going, has been sub-titled Stories of Kinship. A common theme of family relationships as well as the motif of "departure” or "going” characterize these short stories. But does anyone really "leave” home? Daruwalla does not think so; he uses for his epigraph some lines from Maya Angelou’s Letter to My Daughter: "I believe that one can never leave home. I believe......

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