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Katha Prize Stories 9 (The Best Short Fiction Published During 1998-99 in Sixteen Indian Languages, Chosen by a Panel of Distinguished Writers and Scholars)

Katha Prize Stories 9 (The Best Short Fiction Published During 1998-99 in Sixteen Indian Languages, Chosen by a Panel of Distinguished Writers and Scholars)
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Item Code: NAG622
Author: Geeta Dharmarajan and Nandita Aggarwal
Publisher: Katha
Language: English
Edition: 2004
ISBN: 9788185586991
Pages: 336
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8 inch X 5.5 inch
weight of the book: 440 gms

About the book

 

Love is in the air. Come ... discover caring and sharing, loving and being, in nineteen different ways.

 

Katha Prize Stories 9 brings you some of the best stories from sixteen languages, specially chosen by eminent writers, critics, scholars, and translated with flair. Real stories, they explore the magic of masterly writings that are excitingly new and exuberantly alive - see a butterfly take wing, feel the moon melt in your palm, exult in the energy of fire and ice. Enjoy!

 

Contents

 

The nominating editors

The kathaaward winners for 1999

Preface

One night

17

    .Headmaster. Prawn, chanachur

23

The eighteenth camel

39

Cigarette in an ashtray

75

The boat

81

The web

101

Panchali

111

The lone feather

117

Butterefly

125

Darwin’s cousin

139

Summer on the island

153

Zameen

167

Black bucks in the bus

179

Ketaki grove

187

Who lives like this?

201

Snehalata

213

The witness

239

The wrong

251

The moon in the earthen pot

281

Contributors’ notes

A select list of regional magazines

 

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