Stray Mango Branches ... and other stories with Goan sap

Stray Mango Branches and other stories with Goan sap Are you careful when you light candles in prayer Who is most at risk when branches of a mango tree trespass into the neighbour s balcony Were people less selfish when Padre Tio was young Is it permiss

  • Title: Stray Mango Branches ... and other stories with Goan sap
  • Author: Fatima M Noronha
  • ISBN: 9789380739595
  • Page: 356
  • Format: Paperback
  • Are you careful when you light candles in prayer Who is most at risk when branches of a mango tree trespass into the neighbour s balcony Were people less selfish when Padre Tio was young Is it permissible to reveal the eighteenth ingredient in Tia Cassy s Christmas cake Can the word donkey be a term of endearment Fatima M Noronha asks these and other questions in thAre you careful when you light candles in prayer Who is most at risk when branches of a mango tree trespass into the neighbour s balcony Were people less selfish when Padre Tio was young Is it permissible to reveal the eighteenth ingredient in Tia Cassy s Christmas cake Can the word donkey be a term of endearment Fatima M Noronha asks these and other questions in the stories here Stray Mango Branches is a plateful of slices and slivers of Goan life.Family yarns take on a new twist in every telling, while who can stop real life teacher Flavia, grave digger Namdev and milkman Uday from wandering into fictional stories Meet Goans in and away from Goa, meet people who are Irish or Nepali and Goan too And if you meet a certain gorgeous acacia, his name is Shirish, he likes to be talked to.

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