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Stories from Modern India

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Stories From Modern India presents some of the best-known voices of India?writers who have either chosen English as the language of expression or sought to express themselves in other Indian languages, underscoring the oft-contentious label of unity in diversity, and exploring in the process India in it multitudinous manifestations. This anthology 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. Abounding in memorable characters, this collection provides a glimpse of a nation in search of itself.

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    Product Details

    • Dimensions
      19.8 x 12.9 x 2 cm
    • Weight
      250 g
    • ISBN
      9789381607169
    • Publisher
      Om Books International
    • Binding
      Paperback
    • Language
      English

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