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The Penguin book of modern Indian short stories

by Stephen Alter

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Published by Penguin Books in New Delhi, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, Indic -- Translations into English.,
  • Indic fiction -- 20th century -- Translations into English.

  • About the Edition

    Most translated from various Indian languages.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesBook of modern Indian short stories, Modern Indian short stories
    Statementedited by Stephen Alter and Wimal Dissanayake.
    ContributionsAlter, Stephen., Dissanayake, Wimal.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPK2978.E5 P47 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255 p. ;
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL503249M
    ISBN 10014011775X
    LC Control Number98900327

    A collection of short-stories set in the British-Indian era, the book has been compiled/edited by Ruskin Bond, with various authors, famous as well as little known. Bought it for children and ended up giving it a light read- the stories are nowhere near scary in the day, so much so that I had to make time for them in the night just to feel /5. The Penguin Book of Modern British Short Stories, edited by novelist and critic Malcolm Bradbury, is a collection of the finest short stories from our best loved authors, including Samuel Beckett, Graham Greene, William Golding, Kingsley Amis, Doris Lessing, Muriel Spark, J. G. Ballard, William Trevor, Ian McEwan, Martin Amis, Rose Tremain, Salman Rushdie, Graham Swift and/5.

      A nice collection of short stories by Indian & foreign authors. The book is divided into two halves, stories before the independence and stories after the independence. Each story somehow comes and links itself to this Lifeline of India (The gr8 Indian Railways)/5. From: 'The Penguin Book of MODERN INDIAN Short Stories', p About the author: Anita Desai (J -) is an Indian novelist. Desai was born Anita Mazumdar to a German mother Toni Nime and a Bengali businessman, D.N. Mazumdar in Mussoorie, India. She grew up speaking German at home and Bengali, Urdu, Hindi and English outside the house.

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