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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Having read these, I’d say it is difficult to find such finesse khhshwant the craft of writing short stories today. In “The Palace Orders” by Manohar Malgaonkar speaks about how two people xtories the similarity of a country bumpkin being similar to that of a royalty with a great influence in the country.

Whilst some stories didn’t registera few added interesting perspectives that mainstream Indian English authors haven’t touched upon. Singh’s weekly column, “With Malice towards One and All”, carried by several Indian newspapers, was among the most widely-read columns in the country.