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A Pair of Mustachios

A Pair of Mustachios
$8.50
Item Code: IDG590
Author: MULK RAJ ANAND
Publisher: ORIENT PAPERBACKS
Language: English
Edition: 2002
ISBN: 8122203116
Pages: 110
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 7.8" X 5.0"

About the Book:

The volume is remarkable for the variety of its inspirationÂ…. The virtues of a humorous appreciation of life's little ironies and a sympathetic understanding of its tragedies is conveyed with a truly poetic intensity.'

Manchester Guardian, U.K.

About the Author:

MULK RAJ ANAND, was born in December, 1905, in Peshawar (now in Pakistan), and education at the Universities of Punjab and London. He began his career by writing for T. S. Eliot's Criterion and went on to win international fame with his heart-warming portraits of the Indian landscape and its working class. Author of more than a dozen novels, of countless short stories and literary essays, he has honored with Sahitya Akademi Award, the prestigious Indian award for literary writing, in 1972. He has held the prestigious Tagore chair at the Punjab University.

REVIEW:

'Anand is a figure of towering humanity whose works guide as through the multitudinous complexity of India with more verve than any other prose writer of his time.'

Alistair Niven in The Hindu

'In Mulk Raj Anand we see a writer who has not lost touch with his people.'

Dr Radha Rao in Indian Review of Books.

CONTENTS

A pair of Mustachios 9
The Maharaja and the Tortoise
Dedicated to Roger Burford
18
On the Border
Dedicated to Edward J. O'Brien
37
A Rumour
Dedicated to Brajesh Singh of Kalakankar
50
The Liar
Dedicated to G. Stuart Gelder
62
The Cobbler and the Machine
Dedicated to Arthur and Ara Calder Marshall
70
A Promoter of Quarrels
Dedicated to Balraj and Damyanti Sahni
84
Babu Bulki Ram 92
The Informer 105

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