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Chattel

Frederick Hambling

Publisher: Pink Flamingo Media

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“The bathroom was modern and spacious, stylishly appointed in a mixture of arctic white and pastels… But it belonged to only one of the two people occupying it at the time. And it was not to the male half of the equation. From his position between her legs, the smooth brown skin of her thighs visible to him as he knelt before her, the usual question assailed him as he prepared to do what was now required of him on a daily basis. It was by far the most debilitating and dehumanising requirement of the daily routine, “What would my ex-wife and two daughters say if they could see me at this moment?”  Divorced, unemployed, and about to have his home repossessed, a man is about at the end of his tether when the wealthy Indian housewife who was his neighbour offers him a lifeline. A lifeline, if he accepts it, that will lead to a life in her service. And in ALL ways. 

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