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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The ones that appealed sstories me were as follows: 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. In “The Palace Orders” by Manohar Malgaonkar speaks about how two people exploit the similarity of a country bumpkin being similar to that of a royalty with a great influence in the country.

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It was a matter of stroies for young authors to have their work published in this weekly news-magazine. Sep 11, Book’d rated it really liked it. An interesting collection of stories leading one to the ultimate truth: 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.


It includes two stries by Khushwant Singh also.

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Khushwant Singh Selects Best Indian Short Stories: Volume 2

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