Synopsis by Clarke Fountain
After being accused wrongly of theft, in this tragic story, a slightly addled servant runs away to the city, carrying as his only real possession an axe, which he claims to have killed a tiger with. He takes up life among India's throngs of city-dwelling homeless, and for a little while almost has a decent time of it. He has a girlfriend, and one good friend, and gets by through begging and doing odd jobs.
criminal, false-accusation, girlfriend, homelessness, robbery, servant