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The Beautiful One

The Beautiful One

(Penguin Petit)

Nergis Dalal
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Meeting anyone from your past—especially someone you used to have feelings for—is always tricky. You’re either hit by a sense of regret at having missed out or those rose-tinted glasses are finally lifted to be replaced by a sudden reality check.

Nina had the power to bring about both. Having been the most beautiful, enigmatic woman in college, there was never a dearth of ‘suitors’ who claimed to have been in love with her. However, twenty years later, even after hearing about the ups and downs of her life, she was still the most charismatic woman in the room, turning heads as she walked. But, being ‘the beautiful one’ does come with its own set of consequences, even for Nina.

Intriguing, unexpected, and throroughly Nergis Dalal, The Beatiful One is as fascinating a study in people as it is well written. Read on.

Imprint: Penguin

Published: Feb/2018

Length : 15 Pages

MRP : ₹15.00

The Beautiful One

(Penguin Petit)

Nergis Dalal

Meeting anyone from your past—especially someone you used to have feelings for—is always tricky. You’re either hit by a sense of regret at having missed out or those rose-tinted glasses are finally lifted to be replaced by a sudden reality check.

Nina had the power to bring about both. Having been the most beautiful, enigmatic woman in college, there was never a dearth of ‘suitors’ who claimed to have been in love with her. However, twenty years later, even after hearing about the ups and downs of her life, she was still the most charismatic woman in the room, turning heads as she walked. But, being ‘the beautiful one’ does come with its own set of consequences, even for Nina.

Intriguing, unexpected, and throroughly Nergis Dalal, The Beatiful One is as fascinating a study in people as it is well written. Read on.

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Nergis Dalal

Nergis Dalal has been writing for over fifty years. She is the author of four novels, a collection of short stories, a book for children, a cookery book, a best-selling book on yoga and, under the pseudonym Aries, a collection of middles that appeared over three decades in the Times of India, the Statesman, the Hindustan Times and other national newspapers. Several of her short stories have been broadcast over the BBC and published in anthologies in India, UK and Australia. Nergis Dalal has three children and three grandchildren. She lives in Dehra Dun.

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