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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Parnit Singh rated it really liked it Nov 27, 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]. It was a matter of prestige for young authors to have their work published in this weekly news-magazine.


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Read it and you will not regret it… Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free. He describes how a person close to a “spiritual” guru milks his position to make money for himself while another person who is the right hand man of a famous actor does the same. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. See all customer images. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The range of geographical areas and social backgrounds that this selection represents are truly vast.

It includes two stries by Khushwant Singh also. Storeis stories find their way to your heart and stay with you for quite some time.

Return to Book Page. Jaseena AL rated it liked it Jun 23, In the end the country bumpkin tries to double cross them shotr tries to run away with the extorted money to satisfy his grandfather’s dream of flying from his hometown singy Delhi by airplane. Khushwant Singh does a fine editorial job with selecting of some of the best short stories and the writers.

An eclectic collection of short stories from various parts of India.

With a strong central theme, and only a few characters, each of these stories ,hushwant the magic of an era long gone. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Balajee Tirupati rated it liked it Aug 31, The Company of Women. Visit our Help Pages.

Khushwant Singh Selects Best Indian Short Stories. by Khushwant Singh

An interesting collection of stories leading one to the ultimate truth: Blue Are the Far Off Mountains. Khushwant Singh, the country’s foremost literary figure, bedt up another volume of the finest fiction from across India. He uses this trick later to get rid of the goon who has come after him for the spoils.


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Overall an enjoyable book and recommended Khushwant Singh is a master khushwannt vocabulary and this choicest collection of stories shows his taste for words and prose.

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