Under the Deodars
“Under Deodars” is a collection of stories, against the backdrop of which the bizarre and calm environment of the Shimla mountains. The towering mountains, covered with ice, are dumb evidence of deception, debauchery and dedication of the main characters and opponents. The book begins with a story called Otis Yir’s Education. The rude and enterprising Mrs. Hawksby proposes to create a salon in Simla, but to dissuade Mrs. Mallow from putting her plan into practice.