‘The White Tiger’ & ‘Caulfield’s Crime’ – The Victorian Society

The Victorian Society 1 Priory Gardens, London, United Kingdom

This event is part of the Short Story Reading Group collection. Current Theme: Colonial Short Stories: Starting with stories of India. These two stories present the different attitudes of some ethnic Indians and some Western colonisers towards hunting and the value of human life. (N.B. there are 2 stories this month. Both are very short) Upon registration […]

‘The Pestilence at Noonday’, C. Sorabji – The Victorian Society

The Victorian Society 1 Priory Gardens, London, United Kingdom

This event is part of the Short Story Reading Group collection. Current Theme: Colonial Short Stories: Starting with stories of India. The writer, herself an Indian, sought to better the lives of her fellow countrywomen. This story, from a collection called Love and Life behind the Purdah, shows the lowly status of a woman in relation […]