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Modern Indian Short Stories

By: Suresh Kohli (ed.)

Price: $9.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, ImprintOne: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023092

ISBN: 8188861065

Condition: New


Despite there being such brilliant practitioners of the craft in almost every Indian language, the short story has failed to generate the kind of interest in contemporary times that the novel did. Yet, there have been writers in India as well as in the West who have used the medium of short story both as a means of entertainment and socio-political protest; used it as a vehicle for dissent; for dissemination of knowledge and information; for understanding human psychology, attitude and behaviour patterns. The present anthology has not been governed by any specific theme, concern or yardstick,... View more info

An Evening in Paris and Other Stories

By: Suresh Kohli (Ed.)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Om Books International:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105075

ISBN: 9789383202164

Condition: New


In An Evening in Paris and Other Stories, the storyteller charms the reader with aspirational tales of ordinary men and women, guided forward by a lifelong dream. With dabs of magic realism and tales of wishful travel to faraway lands coursing through the stories, this is a fascinating collection.Printed Pages: 210. View more info

Sardarji and Other Stories: Khwaja Ahmad Abbas

By: Suresh Kohli (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Om Books International:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105076

ISBN: 9789383202171

Condition: New


In Sardarji and Other Stories, a captivating collection, the protagonists of each tale are portrayed grappling with realities imposed upon them by an unrelenting historical churning that compels them to revisit their relationships with their cultural, spatial and psychological moorings.Printed Pages: 246. View more info

Great Stories from Modern India

By: Suresh Kohli (Ed.)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Om Books International:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105092

ISBN: 9789381607169

Condition: New


Stories from Modern India explores a variety of subjects—the struggle for Independence and communal disharmony by Birendra Kumar Bhattacharya and Samaresh Basu; manipulation and political influence by RK Narayan and Manohar Malgaonkar; ambition by Bhisham Sahni; jealousy and sacrifice, aptly depicted by Ismat Chughtai; love and betrayal, portrayed by Gopinath Mohanty; freedom and choice, reaffirmed by Sagar Sarhadi, and also corruption, desertion, superstition and migration—through a gamut of human emotions, highlighting the universality of their themes.Printed Pages: 250. View more info