Ratno Dholi: The Best Stories of Dhumketu

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Author: Dhumketu
Translated by Jenny Bhatt

9789390327782 | PB | pp. 330 | 2020 | HarperCollins Publishers

Ratno Dholi is a collections of Indian short stories characterised by a fine sensitivity, deep humanism, perception and familiarity with rural and urban life.

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Translated byJenny Bhatt
9789390327782 | Paperback | 330 | 2020 | HarperCollins Publishers

Ratno Dholi is a collections of Indian short stories characterised by a fine sensitivity, deep humanism, perception and familiarity with rural and urban life.

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When Dhumketu’s first collection of short stories, Tankha, came out in 1926, it revolutionized the genre in India. Characterized by a fine sensitivity, deep humanism, perceptive observation, and an intimate knowledge of both rural and urban life, his fiction has provided entertainment and edification to generations of Gujarati readers and speakers.

Author:

Dhumketu
Translator: Jenny Bhatt

ISBN:

9789390327782

Binding:

Paperback

Pages:

330

Year of Publication:

2020

Publisher:

HarperCollins Publishers

Edition:

First

Condition:

New

Country of Origin:

India

About the Contributors

Dhumketu is the pen name of Gaurishankar Govardhanram Joshi. He was bortn in 1892 in Gujarat. In his memoirs he writes about hw stories flowed through him from a very young age. He has written over 500 short stories, twenty nine historical novels, numerous plays, essays, literary criticism and memoirs and has several translations attributed to his name. The translator is also a writer and book reviewer. Her short story collection, Each of Us Killers, was critically well-received. Her writing has appeared in venues like The Atlantic, BBC Culture, The Washington Post, Literary Hub, Longreads, The Millions, Electric Literature, and others. Born and raised in Gujarat, India, she now resides in Texas, USA.

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