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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 critical preoccupation with the lives of girls as they event love, tragedy, societal prescriptions and proscriptions, in collision with their very own rebellious spirit. A prepared feel in their person subversive capability and a willingness to take the results of obduracy within the face of overwhelming odds, guarantees that they're neither hapless nor sufferers. via them Chughtai offers 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 strategy, her shiny imagery and richness of language make for marvellous story-telling, and create probably the most memorable woman protagonists in Indian literature.

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