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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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Showing of 19 reviews. An important post-colonial novelist writing in English, Singh is best known for his trenchant secularism, his humor, and an abiding love of poetry. Why I Supported the Emergency. Khushwant Singh’s Book of Unforgettable Women. The Rhythm of Riddles.

The Big Fat Joke Book. The Walls of Delhi. See all customer images. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. I liked the book for having introduced me to new set of Indian authors from across vernacular media.

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. Lists with This Book. In this story the author illustrates how a person running away from crime almost crashes into selscts tree because the papers that he had carelessly thrown in the back seat are stirred up by khushwwnt air circulating through the car and covers his face preventing him from seeing where he is headed.


They traverse a world of emotions and leave you stunned at the end with the simplicity of the plot and the hard-hitting punch to the gut.

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Seects 04, Fury Jain rated it liked it. An interesting collection of stories leading one to the ultimate truth: Don’t have a Kindle? Sep 11, Book’d rated it really liked it. Alisher Waris rated it it was amazing Jan 10, Khushwant Singh’s lust is never too far behind when you wonder why some indizn the inddian got picked.

Buy the eBook Price: The Complete Short Stories. Tanvi rated it really liked it Jan 24, The ones that appealed to me were as follows: Karunanidhi and RK Laxman. Sanjeev Saraswat rated it really liked it Nov 14, The names live up to their reputation.

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Here’s how terms and conditions apply. Having read these, I’d say it is difficult to find such finesse in the craft of writing short stories today.


Khushwant Singh Selects Best Indian Short Stories. by Khushwant Singh

Khushwant Singh is Indias best known writer and columnist. Rishi Ketu rated it really liked it Dec 06, Sharada Prasad rated it liked it Nov 05, Visit our Help Pages.

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Some stories you would find pointless in beginning and sums up everything in the end nicely. How to write a great review. It includes two stries by Knushwant Singh also. Want to Read saving….

Khushwant Singh Selects Best Indian Short Stories: Volume 2

These stories represent literature from different parts of the subcontinent and are written by authors who have made names for themselves in English literary circles as well as those known for their writing in regional languages. The author has three stories of his own all obviously reflecting his beliefs and topics close to his heart, that of Agnosticism, bottom pinching and Kama Sutra.

Khushwant Singh, the country’s foremost literary figure, serves up another volume of the finest fiction from across India.