20 Stories From South Asia

20 Stories From South Asia

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Author: Eminent Contributors
Editor(s): Indira Chandrasekhar
Publisher: Katha
Year: 2003
Language: English
Pages: 272
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8187649712

Description

This collection brings to you twenty fascinating stories, in award-winning translations, by master storytellers in different languages. And it is an outcome of the first Katha South Asian Translation Contest, a major bridge-building initiative towards culture linking.

No geographical censorship, no barbed wires. A boundless celebration of freewill and creative reflexes! From striking self-discoveries to enigmatic relationships, Katha offers fresh contours of South Asian stories from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Twenty fascinating stories in award-winning translations, by master storytellers in different languages from the First Katha South Asian Translation Contest held in association with the , British Council Division.

Contents

Introduction

Desert Nymph
The Festival
Fullmoon Night
Jhatpat
She Too is Ahalya
A Piece of Wall
The Corpses of Choolaimedu
The Felicitation
Hands
The Transgression
Mehndi Bazaar
Cracks in the Heart
A Desire to See the Sky
The Bird
The Wild Buffalo
Bhuvana and Planet Guru
The Homecoming
Mirage
Doves
Ghost