This anthology was published in I opened it thinking it was a selection by man of letters Khushwant Singh from among the best short stories in modern or. The Indian short story is extraordinary in its ability to stick to the traditional rules of the craft and still demonstrate remarkable originality. It revolv. Khushwant Singh, the country’s foremost literary figure, serves up another volume of the finest fiction from across India. ‘A good read.

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This book is a collection of short stories by Indian writers carefully chosen by Khushwant Singh. Paperbackpages.

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Some stories you would find pointless in beginning bestt sums up everything in the end nicely. Just touched by the varied assimilation of thoughts conceptualised by some authors sensitively handpicked by Mr.


Book received in good condition. The Adivasi Will Not Dance. An important post-colonial novelist writing in English, Singh is best known for his trenchant secularism, his humor, and an abiding sinvh of poetry. In “The Palace Orders” by Manohar Malgaonkar speaks about how two people exploit the similarity of a country bumpkin being similar to that of a royalty with a great influence in the country. Sharada Prasad rated it liked it Nov 05, Sumeet rated it really liked it Sep 10, I’d have given this one five stars but some of the stories were just okay on the scale.

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True to his word, Khushwant Singh’s anthology is a kind of all-India curry cooked with spices gathered from different parts of the subcontinent. Parnit Singh rated it really liked it Nov 27, Khushwant Singh is Indias best known writer and columnist. Please review your cart.

Chandru rated it it was amazing Sep 07, Stories are quite entertaining and thought provoking. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Alisher Waris rated it it was amazing Jan 10, Customers who bought this item also bought.


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Jul 16, Nilofar N rated it it was amazing. These beet represent literature from different parts of the subcontinent and are written by authors who have made names for themselves in English literary circles as well as those known for their writing in regional languages.

You’ve successfully reported this review. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Rashmin rated it liked it Jun 02, They use the person to extort money from various people. As diverse as it gets. Having read these, I’d say it is difficult to find such finesse in the craft of writing short stories today.

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