ISBN 9789351772163,Day Of Reckoning Stories

Day Of Reckoning Stories



Harper Collins India

Publication Year 2015

ISBN 9789351772163

ISBN-10 9351772160


Number of Pages 176 Pages
Language (English)

Short stories

Even Before Indian Writing In English Became The Fashionable Thing It Is Today, Nayantara Sahgal Was A Name To Reckon With Internationally. In Day Of Reckoning - Stories, Her First Collection Of Short Stories, One Finds A Familiar Engagement With Society, Human Rights And Politics And A Sahgalesque Subversive Take On Tradition.
A Foreign Journalist Tries To Make Sense Of A Rapidly Changing India Even As A Leading Political Leader Is Assassinated In Public, A Naxalite Who Believes In Scientific Killing Of The Class Enemy And The Cult Of Violence Is Shattered When It Boomerangs On Him, A Favourite Aunt Assigned The Task Of Getting Her Young Nephew Back To India From London For An Arranged Marriage Finds More Than She Had Bargained For.
This Is A Thought-Provoking, Yet Disturbing Collection Of Stories From A Master Storyteller. Brimming With Rare Insights On The Human Condition And Informed By The Changing Political And Cultural Ambience Of The Nation, Day Of Reckoning Is A Must-Have Addition To Every Library.