The World Elsewhere

By Nirmal Verma

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Translated from Hindi

First English language collection by India's Chekhov, Nirmal Verma, inventor of the modern short story form in Hindi and one of the country's most important living writers. Verma draws on the ironies, humorous and tragic, of Indian lives today at home and abroad.

238 pages cloth only

""He has the ability to build a story around a brief exchange, a single encounter which, like a pebble dropped into water, sends out ever wider ripples."

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THE WORLD ELSEWHERE

ISBN 0-930523-46-6 Hbk US $16.95 /UK 9.95

 

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