Author: Radha Mohan SinghSatya Brat Singh/Muniba SamiTranslator(s)/ Editors(s): Radha Mohan Singh/ Satya Brat Singh/ Muniba SamiPublisher: Motilal BanarsidassYear: 2010Language: EnglishPages: 143ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788120834712
The present anthology of stories has been prepared for students at the tertiary and undergraduate levels. The anthology introduces to the reader some of the best short stories written by famous authors of recent times. These stories are representative of the fine art of story writing and the different teachniques adopted by the masters of story-telling. They bring out the morals and values that are held in high esteem by all.The stories have been especially designed to suit the needs of students for whom English is a second language. Brief biographies of the authors, a comprehensive glossary have been added as study aids. We are confident that teachers will enjoy teaching the fascinating stories here and students will enjoy and appreciate the works of our best writers.We will consider our efforts amply rewarded if the present work conveys the message embedded in these priceless reflections of the human mind.
Introduction1.THE DIAMOND NECKLACEGuy De Maupassant2.THE LAST LEAFO. Henry3.A CUP OF TEAKatherine Mansfield4.THE LOST CHILDMulk Raj Anand5.THE BARBER’S TRADE UNIONMulk Raj Anand6.A HORSE AND TWO GOATSR. K. Narayana7.SELVIR. K. Narayana8.HEAR ME SANJAYAShashi Deshpande9.STEEL HAWKBhabani Bhattacharya10.THE THIEFRuskin Bond11.THE VOICE OF GODKhushwant Singh12.SEXYJhumpa Lahiri13.INTERPRETER OF MALADIES Jhumpa LahiriNOTES AND GLOSSARY