Things Have a Way of Working Out

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Item Code: IDG988
Author: Mulk Raj Anand
Publisher: Orient Paperbacks
Edition: 2005
ISBN: 8122202187
Pages: 136
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 8.5" X 5.5"

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From the Back of the Book

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 same 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. He has most of all the touch the power that makes the writer great he can give human weakness a dignity of its own.

Elizabeth Bowen in Tatler

He is an excellent raconteur, telling a story with grace and point. He commands an easy urbane style… The stories have the power to charm

Weekend Review

About the Book

Mulk Raj Anand born in 1905, was educated at the University of Punjab and at London University. He began his career by writing for T.S. Eliot's Criterion and went on to win international fame with his heart-warning 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 Master Arts, he was honoured with Sahitya Academy Award, the most prestigious Indian award for literary writing, in 1972. He has held the Tagore Chair at the Punjab University and was also the Chairman of Lalit Kala Academy.

With great deftness, Anand pictures India…… He impresses with his profound knowledge of Indian religion and culture.

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CONTENTS

The price of Bananas
Dedicated to K.K. Hebbar
7
A Village Wedding
Dedicated to Ramji Kak
16
Things Have a Way of Working Out
Dedicated to Rajinder Singh Bedi
24
The Gold Watch
Dedicated to Hugh Atkinson
35
Five Short Fables
Dedicated to Ruth and Cyrus Jhabvala
47
A True Story
Dedicated to Balwant Gargi
60
The Wounded Dove
Dedicated to Pierre Cot
69
Death of a Lady
Dedicated to Shirin Vajifdar
80
The Story of an Anna
Dedicated to Razia Sajjad Zaheer
90
Old Bapu
Dedicated to Khushwant Singh
99
The shadow of Death 107
The power of Darkness
Dedicated to S. L.
114

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