Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
Share
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Books > Language and Literature > Kabuliwallah Stories – Rabindranath Tagore
Displaying 3271 of 4421         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Kabuliwallah Stories – Rabindranath Tagore
Kabuliwallah Stories – Rabindranath Tagore
Description
About the Book

Rabindranath Tagore was born in 1861. He was the fourteenth child of Debendranath Tagore, head of the Brahmo Samaj. The family house at Jorasanko was a hive of cultural and intellectual activity and Tagore started writing at an early age. In the 1890s he lived in rural East Bengal, managing family estates. He was involved in the Swadeshi campaign against the British in the early 1900s. In 1912 he travelled to England with Gitanjali, a collection of English poems, and won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913. Tagore was knighted in 1915, an honour he repudiated in 1919 after the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. In the 1920s and 1930s he lectured extensively in America, Europe, the Far East and Middle East. Proceeds from these and from his Western publications went to Visva-Bharati, his school and university at Santiniketan. Tagore was a prolific writer; his works include poems, novels, plays, short stories, essays and songs. Late in his life Tagore took up painting, exhibiting in Moscow, Berlin, Paris, London and New York. He died in 1941.

William Radice, born in 1951, has pursued a double career as a poet and as a scholar and translator of Bengali. He has been a lecturer of Bengali at SOAS, University of London, since 1988, and from 1999 to 2002 was head of the departments of South and South East Asia. Well known for his translations of Tagore’s works, he has also published nine books of his own poems. His literary work in recent years include Myths and Legends of India, Teach Yourself Bengali, A Hundred Letters from England, The Poem of the Killing of Meghnad, which is a translation of Michael Madhusudan Dutt’s Meghnadbadh kabya, and opera libretti. He has lectured widely in Europe, North America and South Asia, and has been given prizes and honours in both India and Bangladesh.

About the Publisher

Penguin Evergreens are collections of classic stories-fiction and non-fiction – that build on Penguin’s original paperback mission of publishing the best books for everyone to enjoy. The Evergreens are drawn from Penguin’s wide-ranging list of classics and bestsellers by some of the most recognized writers in the Indian Subcontinent.

Content

The Living and the Dead1
The Postmaster 14
Little Master’s Return 21
Skeleton 30
Fool’s Gold 38
Holiday50
Kabuliwallah 58
Exercise-book 67
Unwanted 74
Fury Appeased 86
Guest 96
Wishes Granted 113
The Hungry Stones 120
The Gift of Sight 132

Kabuliwallah Stories – Rabindranath Tagore

Item Code:
NAC119
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2011
Publisher:
Penguin Books
ISBN:
9780143416050
Size:
7.8 Inch X 5.0 Inch
Pages:
154
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 130 gms
Price:
$12.50
Discounted:
$9.38   Shipping Free
You Save:
$3.12 (25%)
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Kabuliwallah Stories – Rabindranath Tagore

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 5077 times since 22nd Oct, 2012
About the Book

Rabindranath Tagore was born in 1861. He was the fourteenth child of Debendranath Tagore, head of the Brahmo Samaj. The family house at Jorasanko was a hive of cultural and intellectual activity and Tagore started writing at an early age. In the 1890s he lived in rural East Bengal, managing family estates. He was involved in the Swadeshi campaign against the British in the early 1900s. In 1912 he travelled to England with Gitanjali, a collection of English poems, and won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913. Tagore was knighted in 1915, an honour he repudiated in 1919 after the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. In the 1920s and 1930s he lectured extensively in America, Europe, the Far East and Middle East. Proceeds from these and from his Western publications went to Visva-Bharati, his school and university at Santiniketan. Tagore was a prolific writer; his works include poems, novels, plays, short stories, essays and songs. Late in his life Tagore took up painting, exhibiting in Moscow, Berlin, Paris, London and New York. He died in 1941.

William Radice, born in 1951, has pursued a double career as a poet and as a scholar and translator of Bengali. He has been a lecturer of Bengali at SOAS, University of London, since 1988, and from 1999 to 2002 was head of the departments of South and South East Asia. Well known for his translations of Tagore’s works, he has also published nine books of his own poems. His literary work in recent years include Myths and Legends of India, Teach Yourself Bengali, A Hundred Letters from England, The Poem of the Killing of Meghnad, which is a translation of Michael Madhusudan Dutt’s Meghnadbadh kabya, and opera libretti. He has lectured widely in Europe, North America and South Asia, and has been given prizes and honours in both India and Bangladesh.

About the Publisher

Penguin Evergreens are collections of classic stories-fiction and non-fiction – that build on Penguin’s original paperback mission of publishing the best books for everyone to enjoy. The Evergreens are drawn from Penguin’s wide-ranging list of classics and bestsellers by some of the most recognized writers in the Indian Subcontinent.

Content

The Living and the Dead1
The Postmaster 14
Little Master’s Return 21
Skeleton 30
Fool’s Gold 38
Holiday50
Kabuliwallah 58
Exercise-book 67
Unwanted 74
Fury Appeased 86
Guest 96
Wishes Granted 113
The Hungry Stones 120
The Gift of Sight 132
Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Related Items

All Time Great Stories of Rabindranath Tagore (A Collection of Heart Touching Stories Authored by The Nobel Laureate Literator)
by Rabindranath Tagore
Paperback (Edition: 2009)
Manoj Publications
Item Code: NAI318
$15.00$11.25
You save: $3.75 (25%)
Rabindranath Tagore (Selected Short Stories)
by Rabindranath Tagore
Edited by: Sukanta Chaudhuri

Paperback (Edition: 2013)
Oxford University Press
Item Code: NAF881
$27.00$20.25
You save: $6.75 (25%)
Rabindranath Tagore: The Land of Cards (Stories, Poems and Plays for Children)
by Mahasweta Devi
Paperback (Edition: 2010)
Puffin Classics
Item Code: IHL447
$20.00$15.00
You save: $5.00 (25%)
The Poet and His World (Critical Essays on Rabindranath Tagore)
by Mohammad A Quayum
Hardcover (Edition: 2011)
Orient Blackswan Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAH287
$40.00$30.00
You save: $10.00 (25%)
Radical Rabindranath (Nation, Family and Gender in Tagore's Fiction and Films)
by Sanjukta Dasgupta and Sudeshna Chakravarti
Hardcover (Edition: 2013)
Orient Blackswan Pvt. Ltd
Item Code: NAI001
$55.00$41.25
You save: $13.75 (25%)
The English Writings of Rabindranath Tagore (Volume Three)
by Sisir Kumar Das
Hardcover (Edition: 2002)
Sahitya Akademi
Item Code: IDH086
$75.00$56.25
You save: $18.75 (25%)
Rabindranath Tagore (Comic Book)
by Anant Pai
Paperback (Edition: 2006)
Amar Chitra Katha
Item Code: IDK632
$6.50$4.88
You save: $1.62 (25%)
Selected Writings for Children - Rabindranath Tagore
by Ed. By. Sukanta Chaudhuri
Paperback (Edition: 2002)
Oxford University Press
Item Code: IDC620
$27.50$20.62
You save: $6.88 (25%)
SOLD
RABINDRANATH TAGORE The Home and the World
Paperback (Edition: 2002)
Wisdom Tree
Item Code: IDD598
$16.50$12.38
You save: $4.12 (25%)
The English Writings of Rabindranath Tagore (Volume Two)
by Sisir Kumar Das
Hardcover (Edition: 2004)
Sahitya Akademi
Item Code: IDH085
$55.00$41.25
You save: $13.75 (25%)
Classic Rabindranath Tagore – Complete and Unabridged
Paperback (Edition: 2011)
Penguin Books
Item Code: NAC150
$40.00$30.00
You save: $10.00 (25%)
Rabindranath Tagore Three Novellas (Nashtanir, Dui Bon and Malancha)
by Sukhendu Ray, and Introduction by Bharati Ray
Paperback (Edition: 2010)
Oxford University Press
Item Code: IHL484
$23.50$17.62
You save: $5.88 (25%)
Rabindranath Tagore Words Of The Master (Set of 12 Books)
by Rabindranath Tagore
Paperback (Edition: 2012)
Niyogi Books
Item Code: NAG339
$86.00$64.50
You save: $21.50 (25%)
Rabindranath Tagore – The Nectar of Life (Quotations from the Prose Writings)
by Samir Sengupta
Paperback (Edition: 2011)
Penguin Books
Item Code: NAC118
$20.00$15.00
You save: $5.00 (25%)

Testimonials

Очень нравится ваш сайт и работа ваших сотрудников. Отличные украшения, которые не перестают радовать. Хочется заказывать снова и снова. Очень много красивых вещей, доступные цены, отличное качество. Спасибо за вашу работу!!! I like your site and the work of your employees. Excellent decorations that do not cease to please. I would like to order again and again. A lot of beautiful things, reasonable prices, excellent quality. Thanks for your work!!!
Татьяна Саморокина, Russia
Just wanted to say thanks for everything. I am really impressed with the statue, the packaging and the service. It's absolutely beautiful!
Anir, UK
Thank you for allowing me to shop in India from my desk in the United States!! I love your website! Om Shanthi
Florence Ambika, USA
I finally got my nearly $300 Meenakari earrings today. They were promised in 4-6 days but it took a week for them to be shipped. Then it was 4-6 days. When I saw them I had mixed feelings. They are cute but it took me a half hour to get them in my ears as the posts are really large in diameter. I had to use vaseline and force them through and then the screw on backs (a good thing) wouldn't line up. There seems to be something inside the screw on locks that act as a securing agent. Any way most of the things I've got from ExoticIndia were gifts and acceptable.
Beverly, USA
'My' Ganesha-pendant arrived ! Thank you a lot-it's really very lovely ! Greetings from Germany.
Birgit Kukmann
I got the parcel today, and I am very happy about it! a true Bible of Subhashitam! Thanks again a lot.
Eva, France
I have been your customer for many years and everything has always been A++++++++++++ quality.
Delia, USA
I am your customer for many years. I love your products. Thanks for sending high quality products.
Nata, USA
I have been a customer for many years due to the quality products and service.
Mr. Hartley, UK.
Got the package on 9th Nov. I have to say it was one of the excellent packaging I have seen, worth my money I paid. And the books where all in best new conditions as they can be.
Nabahat, Bikaner
TRUSTe online privacy certification
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2016 © Exotic India