ISBN 9788129131461,Masterpieces Of World Fiction: Selected Stories

Masterpieces Of World Fiction: Selected Stories


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9788129131461

ISBN-10 8129131463


Number of Pages 150 Pages
Language (English)

ELT literature & fiction readers

The Incredible And Inspiring Story Of Indias Freedom Movement Is Brought To Life By One Of The Countrys Finest Authors. When The People Of India Rose Against Oppression And Inequality, They Wrote One Of Historys Most Inspiring Stories. India, The Brightest Jewel In The Raj Crown, Was Also A Land Burdened With Harsh Taxes, Unjust Laws And Innumerable Restrictions. When Indians, Under The Leadership Of The Most Remarkable Men And Women Ever To Be Born, Decided To Overturn The Yoke Of A Foreign Power, Their Struggle Was One Of Extraordinary Bravery, Truthfulness And Fortitude. The Story Of Indias Freedom Movement Is A Unique Tale Of How The Ordinary People Of A Country Defeated The Mightiest Empire In The World Through The Forces Of Satyagraha And Ahimsa. In This Masterful Account, Nayantara Sahgal Describes The Twists And Turns That Led To This: The Lives Of The Leaders, Revolutionaries And Masses, The Horrors Of Oppression And The Triumphs Of The Indians As They Finally Made Their Tryst With Destiny. A Lucid Telling By One Of The Countrys Finest Writers, This Account Encompasses Every Important Detail Of The Freedom Struggle, And Will Inform And Inspire All Young Readers. About The Author Nayantara Sahgal Is The Author Of Nine Novels, Six Works Of Non-Fiction And Wide-Ranging Literary And Political Commentary. She Has Received The Sahitya Akademi Award, The Sinclair Prize, And The Commonwealth Writers Prize. She Is A Member Of The American Academy Of Arts And Sciences, Has A Distinguished Alumna Award From Wellesley College, Usa, And From Woodstock School, India, And An Honorary Doctorate Of Letters From The University Of Leeds. In 2011, She Received The Nanjanagudu Thirumalamba Award For Her Contribution To Indian Literature, And In 2009, Zee Tvs Awadh Samman. A Resident Of Dehradun, She Has Also Been Awarded The Doon Ratna.