Noted: Monsoon Tiger and Other Stories by Rain Chudori

There’s a kind of fierceness to how animals love. Do they? I’m sure they do, they must. In the natural world, there is no room for contemplation — it is only survival. But come to think of it, that primal instinct might make animals love better than we do. No requisites, conditions. No, I am not undermining the fact that survival in the human world involves a lot more. Yet this insight lets us drop everything and relish in the love’s raw quality. Below are wonderful words by Indonesia’s own Rain Chudori in her compilation of “Monsoon Tiger and Other Stories”. Click to read more. Tigers show their love differently than humans do.

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