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Short Fiction and fable. Displaying the astonishing range of imaginative power and formal invention he is justly acclaimed for, and a subtly seductive prose, Ghose lays bare the multiple layers of human experience in settings a diverse as South America, India and Pakistan, and Islamic Spain. These stories are to be savoured as much for their rich structure and wondeful language as for the depth of their revelations. Zulfikar Ghose has ranked with and outranked several of the best English writers in England and America--Review of Contemporary Fiction. Ghose is the author of ten novels, five volumes of poetry, four books of criticism, and an autobiography.
|Publisher:||T S A R Publications|
|Product dimensions:||5.80(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.68(d)|
About the Author
Zulfikar Ghose was born in Sialkot (now in Pakistan) and spent a couple of decades in England before moving to the United States, where he teaches at the University of Texas in Austin. He is the author of ten novels, five books of poetry and four books of criticism and an autobiography written in his twenties. His work has been translated into many languages.
Table of Contents
A Mediterranean Tale (3), The Youth from Montevideo (31), A Husband for Carolina (53), A Translator's Fiction (80), Errors and Afflications (93), Olivia of the Boltons (110), Daniel Zwernemann's Flight (122), Arrival in India (139), Male Weakness (154), The Savage Mother of Desire (181), The Marble Dome (198), General Bakra and Cooker the Cardinal Cock (208), Lambada Night (222), A Heart of Gold (227), Lila of the Butterflies (239)