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Gulabi Talkies and Other Stories free pdf Noted Kannada writer Vaidehi is hailed by critics and readers alike for her evocative portrayal of the inner world of women. She writes with deep compassion and understanding about women who live amidst sorrow and poverty but somehow find the strength to go on living. She focuses on the ordinariness of their lives, writing about the midwife turned gatekeeper at the town's new cinema, the half-crazed woman who thinks she's pregnant, the compulsions of an honest but poor man's wife, or the upheaval caused when a girl confesses to her neighbour that she wants to be a prostitute. The stories, which are full of wry humour and acute social description, celebrate the joyous fact that 'A wave once created only grows bigger and bigger- it can never recede'. In this collection of twenty stories, the translators capture the subtle nuances of Vaidehi's stories and their multiple ambiguities, bringing her to a wider readership.

About "Vaidehi"

Vaidehi is the pen name of Janaki Srinivasa Murthy. Short story writer, poet, dramatist, biographer and translator, Vaidehi is the recipient of several state Sahitya Akademi awards as well as the prestigious Anupama Prize, the M.K. Indira Prize and the Attimabbe Award. Tejaswini Niranjana received the Central Sahitya Akademi Award for her translation of Phaniyamma into English. She works at the Centre for the Study of Culture and Society, Bangalore. Mrinalini Sebastian has written a book on Indian English women's fiction- she teaches at the Centre for the Study of Culture and Society, Bangalore. Bageshree S. lives in Bangalore and is a well-known feature writer for the Hindu. Nayana Kashyap teaches English in Madikeri.

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Author : "Vaidehi"
Publisher : Penguin Books India Pvt Ltd
Data Published : 01 September 2006
ISBN : 0143099698
EAN : 9780143099697
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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