Love Across the Salt Desert PDF ¼ Across the Salt

Love Across the Salt Desert A selection of best received short fiction of one of Indias best known poets Key Featuresuotes Showcases the thematic variety and stunning breadth of vision in Keki Daruwallas writings Recommended in the Class X syllabus and will be of interest to other educational institutes About the Book Love across the Salt Desert Selected Short Stories The iconic title story of this collection narrates how Najab defies his father the international border between India and Pakistan and the hostile salt desert of the Rann of Kutch for Fatimah In When Gandhi Came to Gorakhpur Shadilal a small time lawyer dithers over giving up his profession and joining the freedom struggle until his mind is made up for him And when Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni stints on a few silver coins for the poet Abul asim he is visited by terrible nightmares in Of Abul asim Love across the Salt Desert which brings together a selection of Keki Daruwallas best received short fiction presents thematic variety and stunning breadth of vision His prose is witty precise and shot through with a uniue poetic sensibility These stories establish Daruwalla one of Indias best known poets as a daring and gifted practitioner of short fiction UOTES The play of imagination the unusual themes the vivid language the variety of narrative forms and the use of locales few others have used all make Daruwalla an exciting short story writerTimes of India Keki Daruwalla is pre eminently the chronicler of violence and dissolution; his histories record the vagaries of the rivers the solemn treachery of the mountainsRanjit Hoskote About the Author Keki Daruwalla Keki N Daruwalla was with the Indian Police Service and retired as chairman joint intelligence committee in 1995 His first book of poems Under Orion was published in 1970 to be followed by eight volumes of poetry He has also published three volumes of short fiction a novella and two collections of poetry for children Daru

  • Paperback
  • 230 pages
  • Love Across the Salt Desert
  • Keki N. Daruwalla
  • English
  • 03 January 2016
  • 9780143417323

About the Author: Keki N. Daruwalla

Keki N Daruwalla born 1937 is a major Indian poet and short story writer in English language He has written over 12 books and published his first novel For Pepper and Christ in 2009 He is also a former Indian Police Service officer who retired as Additional Director in the Research and Analysis Wing RAWHe was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1984 for his poetry collection The Keeper

1 thoughts on “Love Across the Salt Desert

  1. says:

    Takes a little while to warm up to the writing At least 12 out of the 20 stories strike a chord and are a good testimony to the author's writing and poetic skills Some good old fashioned writing this is

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