Munshi Premchand

Premchand had established himself as a literary legend throughout his lifetime. There are many stories in Premchand's huge canon. On a range of subjects, he appeared to have engulfed the entire humani

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Premchand had established himself as a literary legend throughout his lifetime. There are many stories in Premchand's huge canon. On a range of subjects, he appeared to have engulfed the entire humanitarian world in his fold. Each of Premchandji's tales reveals many facets of the human intellect, various strands of the human conscience, the miseries of some society customs, and various facets of economic torments. Everything is executed with unmatched craftsmanship. His stories continue to evoke strong emotions and complex layers of thought in readers even today. Other titles by Premchand: Premchand ki Anmol Kahaniya, Godaan, Rangbhoomi, Mansarovar, Pratigya, Alankar, Kayakalp, Gaban, Vardaan, and Sevasadan. The third part of the infamous Mansarovar series by the literary legend Premchand! • Explore the themes of human intellect, conscience, and hardships. • Thought provoking tales from the maestro of Hindi literature. • Short stories enjoyed by people of all ages. • Stories that will make you question the societal norms. • A must-read for Hindi literature lovers.

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

9789354407253

Reading Age

12+

Language

Hindi

Item Weight(gm)

225

Dimensions(cm)

19.2 x 12.6 x 2.2

Paperback

312

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