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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I wouldn’t call it a really great collection but some of the stories are really worth reading.
Feb 06, Jabar stkries currently reading it. Some stories you would find pointless in beginning and sums up everything in the end nicely. Since it is a collection of short stories across varied themes, you are bound to find some to your interest. Khushwant Singh’s Book of Unforgettable Women.
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The stories find their way to your heart and stay with you for quite some time.
Having read these, I’d say it is difficult to find such finesse in the craft of writing short stories today. The Rhythm of Riddles. Open Preview See a Problem?
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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 up by the air circulating through the car and covers his face preventing him from seeing where he is headed. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Khushwant Singh does a fine editorial job with selecting of some of the best short stories and the writers.
Indian Short Stories selected by Kushwant Singh [Vol 1], a collection of stories in the indian backdrop from some famous and some not so famous authors [surprisingly some famous names like Premchand didnt make it to the list].
The better ones weren’t many and I wished to read more of them, sflects wished they lndian have been a little longer. Whilst some stories didn’t registera few added interesting perspectives that mainstream Indian English authors haven’t touched upon. Sumeet rated it really liked it Sep 10, Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item?
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Khushwant Singh Selects Best Indian Short Stories. by Khushwant Singh
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Stories are quite entertaining and thought provoking. Sold by uRead-Store and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. Tanvi rated it really liked it Jan 24, You submitted the following rating and review. True to his word, Khushwant Singh’s anthology is a kind of all-India curry cooked with spices khushant from different parts of the subcontinent.
Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Refresh and try again. Aug 11, Rasika Kaware rated it really liked it. Audible Download Audio Books. Best Indian Short Stories: Overall an enjoyable khushwwant and recommended Khushwant Singh is a master of vocabulary and this choicest collection of stories shows his taste for words and prose. Blue Are the Far Off Mountains. Nov 30, Sundarraj Kaushik rated it liked it.