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Premchand Ki Sarvashreshta Kahaniyan

Premchand Ki Sarvashreshta Kahaniyan

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Language Hindi
Contributor(s) Prem Chand
Binding Paperback
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Overview: Premchand Ki Sarvashreshta Kahaniyan

Premchand Ki Sarvashreshta Kahaniyan is a Hindi book that contains a collection of short-stories which are set in colonial India. These intricate stories talk about various human emotions and several Indian societal issues such as feudalism, poverty and dowry system. The book is written by Munshi Premchand and was published by Diamond Books in January, 2004.

Munshi Premchand was an Indian writer who is well-known for his modern Hindustani literature. He started writing under his pen name 'Nawab Rai' which he later changed to Premchand. A dramatist, novelist and short-story writer, he is often called 'Upanyas Samrat', that is, 'Emperor among Novelists', by many Hindi authors. Apart from writing short stories and novels, he has also authored essays and translated many foreign literary books into Hindi. Some of his works are Kishna, Premashram, Nirmala, Karmabhoomi, Mangalsootra, Roothi Rani, Saut, Parvat Yatra, etc. Premchand Ki Sarvashreshta Kahaniyan is a collection of 18 best stories of Premchand written at various points of his life.

Shatranj Ki Khiladi is one of the stories from Premchand Ki Sarvashreshta Kahaniyan, which talks about Indian monarchs, British East India Company and politics. The story gives a detailed account of colonial expansion. Owing to its engaging storyline, this story was adapted into a film directed by Satyajit Ray. Idgah is another touching story from this book which is about a young boy named Hamid. He has only 3 paise to celebrate Eid. After seeing his friends enjoying themselves on Eid, Hamid too, decides to celebrate the festival by buying a gift for his grandmother with only 3 paise that he has. The story is moving and sensitive. Bade Bhai Sahab is another story which talks about the differences between two brothers namely Samta Prasad and Kamta Prasad. Some of the other stories in this book are Nashaa, Lekhak, Sava Ser Gehu and Ramleela.

Premchand Ki Sarvashreshta Kahaniyan is a good pick for classic Hindi literature lovers. This collection of short stories that includes traditional Indian tales from the pre-independence era, is a quick read. It has 160 pages. You can get this edition of the book in paperback binding. Its ISBN 10 is 8171824064 and its ISBN 13 is 9788171824069.

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Language Hindi
Publication Date January 1, 2004
Publisher Diamond Books
Contributor(s) Prem Chand
Binding Paperback
Page Count 160
ISBN 10 8171824064
ISBN 13 9788171824069
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