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Stories of the Lotus
Stories of the Lotus

Stories of the Lotus

by Juan Alfredo Pinto Saavedra

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Language

English

Publisher

Sahitya Akademi

ISBN

9788126029518 - Year: 2011 - Pages: 118

Binding

Paperback

Juan Alfredo Pinto Saavedra
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Author: Juan Alfredo Pinto Saavedra
Translator(s)/ Editors(s): Minni Sawhney
Publisher: Sahitya Akademi
Year: 2011
Language: English
Pages: 118
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788126029518

Description

During his sojourns in various countries in Asia where his work took him, Juan Alfredo Pinto Saavedra, accumulated vivid and valued experiences which are depicted in this collection of ten short stories first published in Spanish.His passion and love for Asia are evident in the stories that relate to Several places I Asia-be it the caves of Ellora, a temple at Sri Lanka, the Buddhist Shrines at Myanmar, or the endless march of a great variety of humankind in Singapore, Kolkata and Bangkok. The plight of the Contemporary man caught between moral, economic and technological tensions is portrayed with immense subtlety and a rare philosophical depth.

Contents

PrologueAcknowledgement1. Profanation in Khajuraho2. Nisansala3. Tetrahedron4. The Straw Maker of Rodamontal 5. The Clue Beneath Your Feet6. Jose Gregorio7. Diptychs of Piety8. The Melting Pot9. Sunset in Bagan10. Majira

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