Dharma - Summary Summary & Analysis

Vikram Chandra
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"Dharma" is a ghost story narrated by a young man who works for a software company in Bombay. The narrator's friend, Ramani, takes him to a small bar in Bombay called "The Fisherman's Post", a hidden pub on the second floor of a house. Here, they meet three old men, including the mysterious Subramaniam, a retiree from the ministry of defense. Subramaniam has been coming to The Fisherman's Post for years. Waiters bring him drinks without being asked and, although he usually sits quietly, the others look at him while they are speaking. As the story begins, Ramani tells the men that he had been to Bandra that day and mentions the seafront bungalow that he saw. He explains that the house had been empty for years because buyers believed that it is haunted. The narrator denies the possibility of ghosts, defending his position by...

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