Munshi Premchand

A compelling literary narrative by the renowned Indian author Prem Chand, set against the backdrop of rural India that explores the lives of common people, their struggles, and aspirations. The well-

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A compelling literary narrative by the renowned Indian author Prem Chand, set against the backdrop of rural India that explores the lives of common people, their struggles, and aspirations. The well-crafted storytelling captivates readers as they ponder the themes of human complexities and dynamics of human society. The stories shed light on the much prevalent issues like poverty, caste, and morality, and have a perfect blend of insightful plot and relatable characters, making it a must-read for literature lovers. An enthralling commentary on the dynamics of Indian society and livelihood! • Portrayal of human experiences. • Explores themes of human complexities and dynamics of our society. • Ideal for Hindi fiction lovers. • A reflection of Indian society. • A must-read for literature enthusiasts.

Born Dhanpat Rai Shrivastava on 31 July 1880 in Lamhi village near Varanasi, India, Munshi Premchand began his writing career in 1901. His first short novel, Asrar e Ma’abid (Secrets of God’s Abode), written in Urdu was published in a weekly between 8 October 1903 to February 1905. He wrote on a variety of topics including prostitution, poverty, dowry, child widowhood, and feudal system, using his works as a vehicle for arousing public awareness. He was the first Hindi author whose works featured social realism. Premchand has penned down hundreds of short stories, more than a dozen novels, plays, and several critical essays. His most celebrated works include Vardaan (1912), Seva Sadan (1918), Premashram (1922), Rangbhoomi (1925), Nirmala (1927), Pratigya (1927), Gaban (1931), Karmabhoomi (1932), Godaan (1936). Premchand breathed his last on 8 October 1936. One of the most influential writers of Indian literature, his works continue to remain popular and are translated in various foreign languages across the world.

ISBN-13

9789358563184

Reading Age

12+

Language

Hindi

Item Weight(gm)

210

Dimensions(cm)

12.7 x 19.6 x 2

Paperback

296

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