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The Walls of Delhi free pdf Here Uday Prakesh, one of Hindi's most important and best-loved writers, brings us three tales about living in today's globalised India, portraying realities about caste and class with an authenticity rarely seen in English-language fiction about South Asia. Told in a compelling, vivid and thoroughly modern voice, sharply political but free of heavy handedness, the novellas leave an imprint on the mind long after the last page is turned.

About Uday Prakash

One of contemporary Hindi literature s most important voices, UDAY PRAKASH was born in 1952, in the remote village of Sitapur in Madhya Pradesh. A Communist Party member in his youth, he fled the region for Delhi during the India s 1975-77 State of Emergency though not before attaining with distinction his Master s in Hindi Literature at Saugar University. Prakash has worked for a range of newspapers and television sources in Delhi, all the while publishing poetry and fiction to international acclaim. He is the recipient of the prestigious Sahitya Akademi award in India, and his 2013 novel "The Walls of Delhi" was a finalist for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. Also a filmmaker and a playwright, Prakash divides his time between New Delhi and Sitapur in Madhya Pradesh. Translator JASON GRUNEBAUM's short stories and translations have appeared in many journals. His English translation from of Uday Prakash's Hindi novel "The Girl With The Golden Parasol" was awarded a PEN Translation Fund grant and published by Penguin India. He is senior lecturer in Hindi at the University of Chicago, where he also teaches creative writing. "From the Hardcover edition."

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Author : Uday Prakash
Publisher : Seven Stories Press,U.S.
Data Published :
ISBN : 1609806514
EAN : 9781609806514
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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