Munshi Premchand

Premchand's Alankar is the story of the beautiful Thayas, a woman who enchants sailors through her sensuous dancing and soulful singing. What happens when the saint Papanasi chances to meet Thayas? Wi

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Premchand's Alankar is the story of the beautiful Thayas, a woman who enchants sailors through her sensuous dancing and soulful singing. What happens when the saint Papanasi chances to meet Thayas? Will he be able to continue on his spiritual path or will he be caught in the web of Thayas' beauty? This book is a must-read for all! It offers: • An intriguing story by one of the renowned authors of Indian literature, Premchand • A captivating conflict between spiritualism and desires • Highlights the richness of Hindi literature • A read that will keep you hooked for hours • An excellent collectable for gifting and personal keepsake

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

9789354406355

Reading Age

12+

Language

Hindi

Item Weight(gm)

137

Dimensions(cm)

19.7 x 12.6 x 1.2

Paperback

180

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