ISBN 9788170946526,Strange Meeting and Other Stories

Strange Meeting and Other Stories


Vision Books



Vision Books

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9788170946526

ISBN-10 8170946522


Number of Pages 152 Pages
Language (English)

Literature & Fiction

LD AND NEW, here is a selection from Saros Cowasjee and trade;s short fiction written over the years. It includes his very first short story;My Shikari Wifewhich touches the heart with its tenderness, and his most recent, The Dog Who Died about an animal sacrifice which recalls that of the Savior. In between these two are other unforgettable stories: His FatherMedalsa poignant reminder of the world of the untouchables; Another Train to Pakistan about people who find themselves homeless through absence of roots and loyalties; and The Sentry in which two brothers meet in the jungles of Burma as enemies belonging to different camps. Cowasjee is a cosmopolitan who is equally at home in London and Dublin as he is in Agra or Regina. His Sunday on a Soapbox is a delightful portrayal of speakers who frequent Hyde Park Corner, while his Dublin pieces show how much of the Irish he has absorbed into himself. But at heart he is Indian, as the chance encounter with another Indian reveals inStrange Meetingamong the most memorable of his stories