I Take This Woman


Rajinder Singh Bedi

Paperback    9788122204278


The unusual story of a woman compelled to marry a man whom she has brought up as her own son.  A brutally honest exploration of sexuality, society and relationships marked by vivid realism and vigour of narration.

Translated from the Urdu by Khushwant Singh.



Rajinder Singh Bedi (1915-1984) short story writer, novelist, playwright and screenplay writer is acknowledged as one of the finest Urdu writers of recent times and is placed alongside such greats as Premchand, Manto, Krishna Chander and Ismat Chugtai. His literary career of fifty years was marked with versatility and some of the finest creative writing seen in Urdu literature.

His Urdu novel, Ek Chadar Maili Si translated into English as I Take This Woman, received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1965.


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