Author: Mulk Raj Anand
Publisher: Vision/Orient paperbacks
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8122203116
This volume of 9 short fiction is remarkable for the variety of its inspiration. The virtues of a humorous appreciation of life's little ironies and a sympathetic understanding of its tragedies is conveyed with a truly poetic intensity.
PRAISE FOR THE BOOK:
Anand is indeed adept in the art of spinning a yarn. He employs linguistic skills to effect an inner cohesion and give an organic whole to the story.
- Punjab Journal of English Studies, Guru Nanak Dev University.
A Pair of Mustachios
The Maharaja and the Tortoise : Dedicated to Roger Burford
On the Border : Dedicated to Edward J. O’Brien
A Rumour: Dedicated to Brajesh Singh of Kalakankar
The Liar : Dedicated to G Stuart Gelder
The Cobbler and the Machine: Dedicated to Arthur and Ara Calder Marshall
A Promoter of Quarrels: Dedicated to Balraj and Damyanit Sahni
Babu Bulaki Ram