Lost Child and Other Stories

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Mulk Raj Anand

Paperback    9788122203684

 

The Lost Child is a collection of 13 short stories by Mulk Raj Anand. Anand (born 1905) was honoured with the Sahitya Akademi Award,  India’s most prestigious literary award, in 1972.

 

Description

Contents:

The Lost Child

The Eternal Why

The Conqueror

The Barber’s Trade Union

Duty

A Confession

Lullaby

The Terrorist

The Interview

A Kashmir Idyll

Lottery

Mahadev and Parvati

Eagles and Pigeons

 

Reviews:

 

“The volume is remarkable for the variety of its inspirations…” – Guardian, UK

 

“Anand is indeed adept in the art of spinning a yarn… he employs linguistic skills to effect an inner cohesion and give an organic whole to the story.” – Punjab Journal of English Studies, Guru Nanak Dev University

 

“Mulk Raj Anand’s picture is real, comprehensive, and subtle, and the shifts in moods, from farce to comedy, from pathos to tragedy, and from the realistic to the poetic, are remarkable.” – V S Pritchett, British Literary Critic

Additional information

By

Mulk Raj Anand

Published by

Orient Paperbacks

ISBN

9788122203684

Format

Paperback