Things Have a Way of Working Out (And Other Story)

Things Have a Way of Working Out (And Other Story)

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Item Code: NAF439
Author: Mulk Raj Anand
Publisher: Orient Paperbacks
Language: English
Edition: 2013
ISBN: 9788122202182
Pages: 136
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.0 Inch x 5.0 Inch
Weight 140 gm
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Mulk Raj Anand writes about the Indians much as Chekhov writes about the Russians, or Sean O’Faolain or Frank O’Conner write about the Irish. At the time his manner is quite his own… Mr. Anand’s writing has an attractive sensuous quality. He somehow charges his pages with heat, colour, scents (or smells). He has, most of all, the touch, the power that makes the writer great he can give human weakness a dignity of its own.


About the Author

Mulk Raj Anand, born in 1905, was educated at the University of Punjab and at the London University. 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, short stories, and critical writings, including untouchable, coolie, private Life of an Indian Prince, seven Summers, Death of a Hero, and Lament on the Death of Master of Arts, he was honored with Sahitya Akademi Award, the most prestigious Indian Award for literary writing, in 1972. He has held the Tagore Chair at the Punjab University and was the chairman of Lalit Kala Academy.

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




The Price of Bananas 7
A Village Wedding 16
Things have a way of Working out 24
The Gold Watch 35
Five Short Fables 47
A True Story 60
The Wounded Dove 69
Death of a Lady 80
The Story of an anna 90
Old Bapu 99
The Shadow of Death 107
The Power of darkness 114

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