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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With a strong central theme, and only a few characters, each of these stories carry the magic of an era long gone. A mixed bag but better selection than Vol. Rishi Ketu rated it really liked it Dec 06, We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. The Heart of India. See our Returns Policy.

I found most of the stories that I have read so far a bit abrupt without a clear message, also the earlier indian authors had a marked inclination towards sad endings Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free. Singh’s weekly column, “With Malice towards One and All”, carried by several Indian newspapers, was among the most widely-read columns besg the country.


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At the Eleventh Hour. In this story the author illustrates how a person running away from crime almost crashes into a tree because the papers that he had carelessly thrown in the back seat are stirred shlrt by the air circulating through the car and covers his face preventing him from seeing where he is headed.

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How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot. These stories 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.


A Compendium of Short Stories. The better ones weren’t many and I wished to read more of them, or wished they would have been a little longer. Having read these, I’d say it is difficult to find such finesse in the craft of writing short stories today. Don’t have a Kindle? Dec 07, Sarbjit rated it really liked it. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping.

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Some stories you would find pointless in beginning and sums up everything in the end nicely. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The title should be at least 4 characters long. Khushwant Singh is a master of vocabulary and this choicest collection of stories shows his taste kushwant words and prose.

Poovan Banana and Other Stories. Khushwant Singh is Indias best known writer and columnist. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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