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Opening Scene: Early Memoris of a Dramatist and a Play

By: Adya Rangacharya; Translated with an Afterword By Shashi Deshpande

Price: $4.65

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2008

Edition: First Indian Edition

Seller ID: 023046

Condition: New


Yesteryear's giant of Kannada literature, Adya Rangacharya—or Shriranga, as he came to be known—had many such epiphanic moments. That was how the child of an orthodox Brahmin jagirdar family went from watching, at first wide-eyed, village aatas put up by farm labourers to critically observing full-fledged natakas in the cities, taking in the theatre scene in London to finally writing—and often performing in—more than a hundred skilfully developed plays. There was no genre of writing that Shriranga did not touch. Creative writer and critic, he also penned a vast body of scholarly trea... View more info

In the Country of Deceit

By: Shashi Deshpande

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin/Viking: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024223

ISBN: 0670081981

Condition: New


Devayani chooses to live alone in the small town of Rajnur after her parents’ death, ignoring the gently voiced disapproval of her family and friends. Teaching English, creating a garden and making friends with Rani, a former actress who settles in the town with her husband and three children, Devayani’s life is tranquil, imbued with a hardwon independence. Then she meets Ashok Chinappa, Rajnur’s new District Superintendent of Police, and they fall in love despite the fact that Ashok is much older, married, and—as both painfully acknowledge from the very beginning—it is a relationshi... View more info

Collected Stories, Volume I

By: Shashi Deshpande

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026505

ISBN: 0143029525

Condition: New


Not many readers of Shashi Deshpande may be aware that her first experiments in writing fiction started with the short story. Over the years, she has published about a hundred stories in literary journals, magazines and newspapers, in between writing her immensely popular novels which are now read all over the world, and taught in universities wherever Indian writing has an audience. In this collection we find Shashi Deshpande at her best, writing with subtlety and a rare sensitivity about men and women trapped in relationships and situations often not of their making. The wife of a successful... View more info

That Long Silence

By: Shashi Deshpande

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026807

ISBN: 0140127232

Condition: New


Printed pages: 204. View more info

Moving On

By: Shashi Deshpande

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029789

ISBN: 0143064258

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 352. View more info