The Nose Jewel is a fable translated from the Tamil. The prescription, urging wives to implicitly obey their husbands to avoid the risk of disharmony, is not likely to be endorsed by the present day feminists.
This book is prescribed at the Maharishi Markandeshwar Deemed to be University, Mullana, Ambala (INDIA) to the graduating students. : A Choice of Short Stories, edited by Shakti Batra and P.S. Sidhu