Munshi Premchand

Premchand Ki Shreshth Kahaniyan is a covetable collection of stories written by Munshi Premchand, a writer who towers above the rest in the history of Indian literature. It includes poignant and beaut

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Premchand Ki Shreshth Kahaniyan is a covetable collection of stories written by Munshi Premchand, a writer who towers above the rest in the history of Indian literature. It includes poignant and beautiful stories: some centred around memorable women characters, such as 'Maa', 'Shanti', and 'Jhanki', some of betrayal such as 'Lanchhan', and 'Doodh ka Daam' which subtly but powerfully exposes the social issues of Premchand's time, along with many other stories that will regale you with a perfect portrait of the reality of life in India.

Born Dhanpat Rai Shrivastava on 31 July 1880 in Lamhi village near Varanasi, India, Munshi Premchand began his writing career in 1901. His first short novel, Asrar e Ma’abid (Secrets of God’s Abode), written in Urdu was published in a weekly between 8 October 1903 to February 1905. He wrote on a variety of topics including prostitution, poverty, dowry, child widowhood, and feudal system, using his works as a vehicle for arousing public awareness. He was the first Hindi author whose works featured social realism. Premchand has penned down hundreds of short stories, more than a dozen novels, plays, and several critical essays. His most celebrated works include Vardaan (1912), Seva Sadan (1918), Premashram (1922), Rangbhoomi (1925), Nirmala (1927), Pratigya (1927), Gaban (1931), Karmabhoomi (1932), Godaan (1936). Premchand breathed his last on 8 October 1936. One of the most influential writers of Indian literature, his works continue to remain popular and are translated in various foreign languages across the world.

ISBN-13

9789354404184

Reading Age

12+

Language

Hindi

Item Weight(gm)

300

Dimensions(cm)

19.685 x 12.7 x 1.7

Paperback

248

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