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बंगला की श्रेष्ठ कहानियाँ

बंगला साहित्य में कहानीकारों की एक विस्तृत परंपरा रही है। छोटी-छोटी कहानियों की रचना में बंगाल के कथा-साहित्यकारों ने जैसा चमत्कार दिखाया है, वह अन्यत्र दुर्लभ है। रविन्द्रनाथ टैगोर व् शरतचन्द्र चट्टोपाध्याय सरीखे लेखकों की कहानियाँ तो विश्व-भर में पढ़ी और सराही जाती रही हैं। इस पुस्तक में ऐसे ही विश्वप्रसिद्ध बंगला लेखकों की श्रेष्ठ कहानियों को संकलित किया गया है।



A Quiver Full of Arrows

This collection of 12 short stories will draw you into each story, whether it is "Old Love", the tale of two undergraduates at Oxford in the '30s and their bitter rivalry that ends in a memorable love story or "Broken Routine", which tells of an insurance claim advisor and his surprising encounter on the train home to Sevenoaks, or "Henry's Hiccup", the story of The Grand Pasha and how his plans for the most perfect honeymoon go awry. <!--

From The Grand Pasha to a British diplomat in China; a backgammon match to a one night stand, these stories will take you on a tour of ancient heirlooms and modern romance, of cutthroat business and kindly strangers, of lives lived in the realms of power and lives freed from the gloom of oppression. Fortunes are made and squandered, honour betrayed and redeemed, and love lost and rediscovered.

This intricate web of tales prove that Jeffrey really is the master of storytelling.



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