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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An eclectic collection of short stories from various parts of India. Both the stories of Sadat Hasan Manto, selected by Khuswant Singh have the element of sexuality in them and this is not surprising given the proclivity of Khushwant Singh for writing stories with at least a tinge sex in them.

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Khushwant Singh is a master of vocabulary and this choicest collection of stories shows his taste for words and prose. Karunanidhi and RK Laxman. iindian

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Chandru rated it it was amazing Sep 07, Khushwant Singh’s Book of Unforgettable Women. Some stories end abruptly and leave you thinking.

Khushwant Singh Selects Best Indian Short Stories.

Lists with This Book. Refresh and try again. I’d have given this beest five stars but some of the stories were just okay on the scale.

The better ones weren’t many and I wished to read more of them, or wished they would have been a little longer. Big Ahort of Malice. A whiff of fragrance. Best Indian Short Stories: Best Loved Indian Stories of the Century.

In “A Slice of the Melon” by Manohar Malgaonkar describes how unscrupulous persons skim the money that pours into the political party’s coffers during the election time. In “Confessions of a Dustbin” by Karunanidhi the author describes the life from the perspective of a dustbin into which people keep discarding unwanted stuff and it being cleared by the municipality truck.

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An absolute heart warming experience. Poovan Banana and Other Stories. The Gladiator And Other Stories. The range of geographical areas and social backgrounds that this selection represents are truly vast. Your display name should khhushwant at least 2 characters long. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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