Kingdom's End and Other Stories

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9780860911838: Kingdom's End and Other Stories

A COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES, TRANSLATED FROM THE URDU, BY A WRITER CONSIDERED THE SUBCONTINENT'S GREATEST SHORT STORY WRITER. THIS EXCELLENT TRANSLATION HAS BEEN VARIOUSLY DESCRIBED AS 'MEMORABLE' (SALMAN RUSHDIE), 'AN ESTATE OF MANY MANSIONS' (FARRUKH DHONDY), 'IMPRESSIVE' (ANITA DESAI). ALL THE TRANSLATORS UNVARYINGLY CALL MANTO THE SUBCONTINENT'S FINEST MODERN SHORT STORY WRITER. FOR CONTENTS SEE OVER>>>> CONTENTS: TOBA TEK SINGH; THE DOG OF TITWAL; THE LAST SALUTE; THE RETURN; DOING GOD'S WORK; IT HAPPENED IN 1919; THE PRICE OF FREEDOM; THE WOMAN IN THE RED COAT; THE NEW CONSTITUTION; FREE FOR ALL; MOZAIL; THE ASSIGNMENT; COLDER THAN ICE; THE DUTIFUL DAUGHTER; THREE SIMPLE STATEMENTS; BABU GOPI NATH; A QUESTION OF HOUOUR; THE ROOM WITH THE BRIGHT LIGHT; A MAN OF GOD; MUMMY; THE WILD CACTUS; BY THE ROADSIDE; KINGDOM'S END; AFTERWORD: UNCLE MANTO'S DEATH.

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