Author: Ram Kumar
Publisher: Indian Institute of Advanced Study
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8185952477
Translated from original in Hindi by Alok Bhalla, this collection of 7 stories are profoundly moving reflections on people who find themselves alienated from life in urban India.
Author Ram Kumar is widely acknowledged both as a highly distinguished contemporary painter and as an accomplished short story writer in Hindi. As a writer of stories, he is concerned with the fate of others as they feel baffled and humiliated, trapped and defeated by the ordinary human world of families, friends, work and labor.