The Liar and Other Stories

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The Liar and Other Stories

  • A collection of short stories
  • Price : 150.00
  • Diamond Pocket Books
  • Language - English
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This collection of heart-tugging stories written by Dr. Waseem Siddiqi and translated into English by Dr. Navniit Gandhi stir some chords deep within us… The stories set us thinking, while also making a gripping reading. Suitable for all age-groups, the stories are really crisp and short. Why was the small boy running after the rickshaw? Did Manglu finally buy a bicycle for himself? Why did the buyer of the idol lie about its price? Would Barkat Baba whom everyone feared, allow Holi to be played in his compound? Will Mehmood ever be able to read and write? Should a teacher repent using the cane on his students? The stories seem to be familiar; seem to be drawn from our every day lives and from our own surroundings. The characters – be they Gaffaar or Manglu or Tara live and breathe amidst us and their stories will simply leave us refreshed and asking for more…