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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At the Eleventh Hour. 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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This book is a collection selcts short stories by Indian writers carefully chosen by Khushwant Singh. Selected title must be Rs or greater. An important post-colonial novelist writing in English, Singh is best known for his trenchant secularism, his humor, and an abiding love of poetry.


For a little over nine years, Khushwant Singh edited The Illustrated Weekly of India at which time it retained the top position in stores country for the quality of short Ever since I’ve picked up reading again, I find myself drawn to short stories for the snack-sized serving they offer in moments when you’re not quite willing to commit to a seven course meal.

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The title should be at least 4 characters long. Item s unavailable for purchase. I liked particularly the stories khushwxnt Qurratulain Haider, they were as vintage and classic as their times. True to his word, Khushwant Singh’s anthology is a kind of all-India curry cooked with spices gathered from different parts of the subcontinent. June 6, Imprint: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Khushwant Singh Selects Best Indian Short Stories. by Khushwant Singh

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. 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.

An eclectic collection of short stories from various parts of India. Return to Book Page. Audible Download Audio Books.


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His nonfiction includes the classic two volume A History of the Sikhs, sinhh number of translations and works on Sikh religion and culture, Delhi, nature, current affairs and Urdu poetry.

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