New PDF release: A Chughtai Quartet: Obsession, The Wild One, Wild Pigeons,

By Ismat Chugtai,Tahira Naqvi

The 4 novellas during this quantity span the inimitable Ismat Chughtai’s literary profession, from 1939 to 1971. each develops the author’s vital preoccupation with the lives of ladies as they event love, tragedy, societal prescriptions and proscriptions, in collision with their very own rebellious spirit. A willing experience in their person subversive power and a willingness to take the implications of obduracy within the face of overwhelming odds, guarantees that they're neither hapless nor sufferers. via them Chughtai provides a scathing critique at the hypocrisy and cant of social mores, and the festering maladies that infect society.

Chughtai’s attribute mastery of shape and procedure, her vibrant imagery and richness of language make for marvellous story-telling, and create essentially the most memorable lady protagonists in Indian literature.

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