Firozsha Baag - This is a crumbling apartment complex in Bombay and the common setting for most of the stories in this collection.
Cawasji Framji Memorial Library - This is mentioned in several stories as the place to which a character drives in order to read daily papers from around the world. It serves as a symbol of learning and culture.
Chaupatty Beach - This place is polluted by the masses of people who converge there.
Fire Temple - This is a place where the devout offer sandalwood sticks to be burnt as a sacrifice.
The Hanging Gardens - This place is filled with ayahs and their charges and old folks. Muscular young men go to this place to work out.
Panjim - This is where the ayah Jaakaylee grew up before moving to Bombay forty-nine years earlier.
Social Service League - This is a volunteer organization...
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