Book Name: Best Loved Indian Stories of the Century, Vol. 2

By : Indira Srinivasan

Pages :302

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ISBN :9780140291742

Book Synopsis
An anthology that reveals the immense diversity of Indian literature.&newline;&newline;The rich and varied body of writing in the Indian languages has grown immeasurably in the last hundred years. This collection of short stories brings together some perennial favourites from this vast treasure trove, written by acknowledgement masters of the art and sensitively translated. &newline;The twenty-three stories included here deal with themes central to modern India: caste, gender politics and emerging changes in the traditional family structure. These are striking vignettes from all parts of the country, evocative of different lifestyles yet reflective of common problems and issues with which we can all identify. &newline;The authors included in this volume are: &newline;Guzada Apparao &newline;Manik Bandyopadhyay &newline;P.B. Bhave &newline;Chaaso &newline;Krishan Chandar &newline;Jogesh Das &newline;Dhumaketu &newline;Kirit Doodhat &newline;Gangadhar Gadgil &newline;Masti Venkatesha Iyengar &newline;Amin Kamil &newline;Saadat Hasan Manto &newline;Godavarish Mohapatra &newline;Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai &newline;Pudumai Pithan &newline;Premchand &newline;C. Rajagopalachari &newline;Fakir Mohan Senapati &newline;Kilwant Singh Virk &newline;Krishna Sobti &newline;Rabindranath Tagore &newline;K.P. Poornachandra Tejasvi

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