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Half a Rupee Stories My rating is not for the book as such It is for two heartwarming stories Ghugu and Jamuni Oh What a lovely lovely tale A bird in love with a kite A story that will be in my heart forever.Even if you skip the whole book it is ok, but don t miss this love storyThe Charioteer At first you might feel sorry for Maruti who works asa sweeper in a ferry and has a hard life But when he gets back home he is in the warmth of his family s love Then you realize you have no right to feel sorry for h My rating is not for the book as such It is for two heartwarming stories Ghugu and Jamuni Oh What a l Gulzar A good storyteller is the conscious keeper of a nationWalk through the pages of a book and you ll find charactersLike old friends In the corridors of timeA large part of me still lives on that side of the borderMy roots still remain on the other sideJaved AkhterPoetry flows in his veins J Krishnamurti History would be read and then repeatedDreams heed no border, the eyes sees no visas With eyes shut I walk across the line in time All the timeBoth sides stake their claims on KashmGulzar A good storyteller is the conscious keeper of a nationWalk through the pages of a book and you ll find charactersLike old friends In the corridors of timeA large part of me still lives on that side of the borderMy roots still remain The translation killed the stories for me Half a Rupee Stories is a brilliant translation of Gulzar Saab s works by Sunjoy Shekhar In this choicest collection of short stories Gulzar Saab , like always, weaves his magic of raconteuring Encompassing stories from the length and breadth of his homeland i.e from the panic stricken valleys of Kashmir, the skirmishes along the barbed borders of India and Pakistan , the fierce battle for existence in the metros , excerpts from the vaults of Filmdom, and across many other poignant fronts Th Half a Rupee Stories is a brilliant translation of Gulzar Saab s works by Sunjoy Shekhar In this choicest collection of short stories Gulzar Saab , like always, weaves his magic of raconteuring Encompassing stories from the length and breadth of his homeland i.e from the panic stricken valleys of Kashmir, the skirmishes along the barbed borders of India and Pakistan , the fierce battle for existence in the metros , excerpts from the vaults of Filmdom, and across many other poignant fronts The short stories are crisp enough to not feed you with a ruminating pile of character sketch and the backdrop, but also frugal enough to not cut out on vital information, which the writer and Sunjoy lay out in a non grandiloquent,enticing,rustic choice of language laced with good,synced bouts of timely satire,melancholy and mirth , thereby drawing an instant connect with any inhabitant of the nation The stories cover all the aspects of Indian living through sluices of archaic traditio Half a rupee stories by Gulzar is a compendium of twenty five stories touching various chords of the human sentiments, woven around those daily emotions of one s life that there is some inherent oneness that the reader feel once he reads the stories There are no major plots in the stories to glue the readers there are no exemplary twists and turns to arouse one s interest there are no larger than life characters that remains historic There is, however, an experience of almost each and every sh Half a rupee stories by Gulzar is a compendium of twenty five stories touching various chords of the human sentiments, woven around those daily emotions of one s life that there is some inherent oneness that the reader feel once he reads the stories There are no major plots in the stories to glue the readers there are no exemplary twists and turns to arouse one s interest there are no larger than life characters that remains historic There is, however, an experience of almost each and every shade of life which makes these enriching and engrossing.Pick this masterpiece to read leisurely to enjoy it the most, don t rush upon the stories read each one of them slowly enjoying the flavor and the intensity There are some stories which will make you smile, there are some Touching stories, some, but I didn t like all of them I believe they might have read better in Hindi. Atthani would be too much to pay for this sentimental drivel When he isn t namedropping, Gulzar presents us with excruciatingly crude caricatures of the picturesque poor He s trying so hard to be like Manto, esp the story Hilsa where a murdered gangrape victim s eyes are compared to that of a fish on the chopping board of a coy Bengali housewife Manto had compared the necrophiliac energies of Partition violence to thanda ghosht cold mutton with such provocative and lyrical force Gulzar Atthani would be too much to pay for this sentimental drivel When he isn t namedropping, Gulzar presents us with excruciatingly crude caricatures of the picturesque poor He s trying so hard to be like Manto, esp the story Hilsa where a murdered gangrape victim s eyes are compared to that of a fish on the chopping board of a coy Bengali housewife Manto had compared the necrophiliac energi 2.5 5Out of 25 stories divided in 8 parts, immensely enjoyed 7 stories comprising mostly the first and the last parts Rest of it were at best mediocre and a total let down.The ones which struck many chords in my heart and the sole reason to be happy to have picked this Kuldip Nayyar and Pir Sahib Real account of Kuldip Nayyar s memory of Pir SahibSahir and Jaadu Real account of Javed Akhtar s relation with father figure Sahir.LoC On the bondings of family friends split across Indo P 2.5 5Out of 25 stories divided in 8 parts, immensely enjoyed 7 stories comprising mostly the first and the last parts Rest of it were at best mediocre and a total let down.The one Twenty Five Fascinating Stories From The Inimitable GulzarA Suicide Bomber In A Small Town Plans Out Her Last Day, Getting Herself Photographed Before She Goes And Blows Up The Prime Minister A Drunkard In A Mumbai Slum Tries To Compete With The Torrential Rain, Even As It Washes His Dwelling Away An Army Man At The Border Has Become So Accustomed To Speaking Over The Wireless That He Ends Every Sentence With Over And In The Title Story, A Cop Drags A Dead Cow From Vinayak Rao Patwardhan Road To The Adjoining Bapu Road, Since The Latter Is So Much Easier To Spell.From Real Life Stories About Javed Akhtar, Sahir Ludhianvi And Kuldip Nayyar To Tales Set In Kashmir, In The Hinterland, In The Modern Megapolis And On The LoC, From Anecdotes Of Love And Betrayal To Fables Of Courage And Conviction, This Is An Enthralling Collection Available In English For The Very First Time. A few stories might have a slow pace but almost all of them are really good You got to admire the simplicity and lucidity The stories were very touching and masqueraded the sadistic life people near the border live due


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