Best indian short stories khushwant singh pdf

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The Collected Short Stories of Khushwant Singh

Khushwant Singh , Indian writer and journalist born , Hadali? His debut novel, Train to Pakistan ; film , was acclaimed for its exploration of the bloody violence between Hindus, Muslims, and Sikhs during and shortly after the partition of the subcontinent into India and Pakistan. Singh was born into a prosperous Sikh family and spent his childhood in Hadali and Delhi, where his father and grandfather were involved in building construction. He practiced law in Lahore until the partition, when he moved his wife and children to Delhi and joined the Indian Foreign Service. Singh began writing short fiction while serving in diplomatic posts in London and Ottawa; his first story collection, The Mark of Vishnu, and Other Stories , was published in London in

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It was originally published in in Singh's The Collected Stories. Karma is about an Indian " Gentleman " who tries to adopt upper class English culture and lifestyle such as speaking the " Queen's English ", and about his relation with his wife etc. It is the story of an arrogant person who feels bad about his country's culture, lifestyle etc. He is condescending to his wife because she is an ordinary woman unable to appreciate his aristocratic English culture. Others are: Imitation of foreign culture Unhappy married life Contrast of culture and life-style Aristocracy and patriotism. Mohan Lal is a middle-aged man who works in the British Raj. He is ashamed to be an Indian and hence he tries to speak in English or in Anglicized Hindustani and dresses up as a high-ranked British official.

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  1. Khushwant Singh, the country's foremost literary figure, serves up another volume of the finest fiction from across India. 'A good read engaging The names.

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