Author: Sujan SinghTranslator(s)/ Editors(s): Narinder Jit KaurPublisher: Sahitya AkademiYear: 2012Language: EnglishPages: 151ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788126032839
These thirteen stories in this collection are Sujan Singh’s representative stories which gave a picture of the changing contemporary contexts of that time when Punjab was moving from villages to towns, from illiteracy to literacy and from superstition to scientific temper. These stories record the tradition that took place in the social and moral values and I the psyche of the people. Variety of issues such as human survival and rehabilitation, women education, communal harmony, human relationship, feudalism and a new awakening among people to fight it, explicitly reveal Sujan Singh’s philosophy of life, his humanitarianism and progressive outlook.
Foreword Translator’s Note 1. The Power of the Pen 2. Kalyan Sundari 3. Lost and Found 4. The Miracle 5. The Stranger 6. The Real Sisters 7. Rai Sahib 8. Faith and Fallacy 9. Massacre of the Monsters 10. The Retribution 11. The Nescient Muse 12. Ramlila 13. The Full Circle Glossary