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Sub title: Selected Short Stories

Author: Rabindranath Tagore, William Radice

"Poet, novelist, painter and musician Rabindranath Tagore created the modern short story in India. Written in the 1890s, during a period of relative isolation, his best stories—included in this selection—recreate vivid images of life and landscapes. They depict the human condition in its many forms: innocence and childhood; love and loss; the city and the village; the natural and the supernatural. Tagore is India’s great Romantic. These stories reflect his profoundly modern, original vision. Translated and introduced by William Radice, this edition includes selected letters, bibliographical notes and a glossary."

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‘His short stories are among the best ever written’ Satyajit Ray ‘All of Bengal can be found here…we feel her pulse as we turn the pages’ Buddhadeva Bose

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Penguin Books India


1 Jan 2011



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