The cooperative union fraud was pretty straightforward. Its beauty lay in its purity, unlike the hundreds of other frauds that take place every day. There were no forged signatures, no fake bills, no creative accounting. You didn’t need any expertise to understand the nature of this scam either. All you needed was will power. —Raag Darbari Shrilal Shukla wrote Raag Darbari more than 40 years ago, but it continues to be one of the most discussed works in Hindi literature. Indeed, n