The Parrot’s Training (Tota-Kahini) is one of Tagore’s finest satires criticising the contemporary education system. Other stories include The Trial of the Horse, Old Man’s Ghost, Great News. The book was published posthumously in 1944.
In this book of short stories the first story is translated by Tagore himself, the second by Surendranath Tagore, and the last two by Amiya Chakravarty. The Parrot’s Training and Other Stories was published posthumously in 1944.