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A book which compelled and drove the imagination of a generation and brought Hindi to the forefront, Chandrakanta is first work of prose in modern Hindi language.
The novel is set in Bengali society of the early 1900's and has four main women characters, two are the ones on whom the accusation of being charitraheen (of loose character) is made. Kiranmayi is the most striking character of the novel. Young and extremely beautiful, very intelligent and argumentative. She surprises and impresses all the three main men in the novel - Satish, Upendra and Diwakar - but her life is ultimately reduced to a shambles by these unthinking men. The three men play very important roles in the lives of the four women, but most of the time, their actions are detrimental to the women. They are orthodox, unthinking, and not in control of their emotions. There is a redemption of all the women in the end but wrong done to the women cannot be righted just like that, even if the women themselves feel so.The depiction of orthodox Hindu society in conflict with Western thoughts brought in by British rule is good. The character sketches are the best part, and their emotions, swinging from one end of the spectrum to the other, make for thoughtful reading.
Set in Bengali society of the early 1900's this novel is a depiction of orthodox Hindu society in conflict with Western thoughts brought in by British rule is good.
This book will help people to live their daily lives with lots of positivity and will motivate them to think seriously about different issues.
In the current world where everyone is running after money, people get involved in indecent activities. These indecent activities give birth to corruption. The writer has given a solution to this problem with the help of the two characters of the novel.
A collection of short stories of Premchand especially written for children. The stories look to the world with the innocence of childhood.
Part two of a collection of short stories of Premchand especially written for children. The stories look to the world with the innocence and simplicity of childhood. Quite different from the modern world theorist it show the souls of the children through the wonderful stories.
Fredrick and Angles wrote detailed, theoretical and practical program of communist party. This is the declaration of the birth story of communist party.
Winner of prestigious Sahitya Akademi award for English story collection. Ruskin Bond, the great story writer, has written some of the best stories for this collection. He has some memoirs of the Dehra where he grew up as writer and stories woven around it.
A fascinating novel written by Sharatchandra which has enthralled millions of readers. The Novel tells the Love story of Devdas and Paro. The novell powerfully depicts the prevailing societal customs in Bengal in the early 1900s, which are largely responsible for preventing the happy ending of a genuine love story. This novel brings the classic tale of star-crossed lovers alive for a new generation of readers
The book is a collection of the thoughts of Lenin on religion which he had written at different times in his life. Lenin was against the oppression of the society in the name of religion.
The poem is based on the rule of Britishers in India. The poem indicates the state of mind of people in the period when India had just got independence.
Written by Dinkar from the years 1932 to 1939 and finally published in 1939, this is one of the best poems written by the poet.
Gaban is a novel about the love of ornaments and its bad consequences. In Gaban, Premchand captures the spirit of the times without going into the details of political struggle. The depiction of Jalpas reincarnation as a new and changed character makes this novel one of the best in Indian Literature.
Ghalib has emerged as one of the most prominent Urdu poets. He has given new heights to the Urdu poetry tradition. Ghalib has summed up his innermost thoughts in the most influential style.
Godan is regarded as one of the greatest Hindi novel of modern Indian literature. Themed around the socioeconomic deprivation as well as the exploitation of the poor village, the novel was the last complete novel of Premchand. The protagonist, Hori, a poor peasant, desperately longs for a cow, a symbol of wealth and prestige in rural India. In a Faustian twist of fate, Hori gets his cow, but ends by paying for it with his life. After his death, the village priests demand a cow from his widow to bring his soul absolution, and peace (Godaan). The narrative can be said to represent the existence of the average Indian farmer under colonial rule, with the protagonist facing cultural and feudal exploitation.
Gora is one of the novel by Tagore where he attacks the social taboos. Gora is a very complex novel. The divided society of Hindus has been presented in a very matchless way. Rabindranath Tagore brings out the inner controversies of both the Brahmo samaj and traditional orthodox society. Gora is an advocate of the Hinduism and its practises but opposes all the wrong doing in the society. He is a very patriotic person which is reflected all over in the novel. Readers of Indian classic must read this.
Gosain Bagan ka Bhoot is such an interesting work that no one can stop it reading once they have it in their hand. It is left to the readers to find the facts about the ghost by themselves. If the readers can find a philanthropic ghost then they can find the answers. For all those who can't find answer they need to read the novel.
Books by Tamhankar are widely popular among children in Marathi. The book contains stories about an interesting character Gotya who has many adventures.
Grihdaha is an exploration of noble and complex human emotions and relationships and the triumph of love suffused with pain and suffering. Both the narratives make for an easy reading with their imaginative descriptions, lucid language and artistic cohesion. Due to the intence of emotions it has caught the imaginations of people of all ages.
Another classic of Sharat Chandra's novels. An intense story of friendship, love and betrayal. A story depicting the bygone era and the society of the times. Many things are still relevant as the human nature never changes. A must read for the lovers of literature and a soup for soul.
The Grimm brothers were language scientists and the parents of folk literature. Their main aim was to study the literature and understand the traditional tones behind it. Through these stories they wanted the growth of German language. The Grimm brothers penned down all the stories told all over the countries by the elders. The book has many of those stories which will keep the children enthralled.
The eleven stories in the collection are the living document of contemporary life and blighted surroundings in modern Turkey. Despite paying the high prices of changeover in the society it has not recovered from its memories. These stories disturb the readers as well as enrich them in universal terms. Truly one of the best collections depicting modern Turkey.
Collection of stories which touch the children. The stories brings in those issues of life in the stories which normally are not available in children stories. The stories are not to be limited to any specific part of the world but these are universal in nature.
A collection of three short stories of Maxim Gorky. The stories depict the struggle of the bourgeoisie and socialism. The simple way of writing the short stories makes them easy to read and understand .