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Bitter Fruit presents the best collection of Manto s writings, from his short stories, plays and sketches, to portraits of cinema artists, a few pieces on himself, and his letters to Uncle Sam which have references to communism, Russia, politics after the Partition and his own financial condition.

Bitter Fruit : The Very Best of Saadat Hasan Manto

We all are Manto. Indeed, he is best known for his Partition stories, where he lays bare the absurdity of the religious divide that would forever unhinge the lives of two nations. He said if he ever lived up until that day, he would swadat rightly reject it. May 16, Soumya Saxena rated it it was amazing.

Manto replied in sparkling fashion, the fashion that makes him Manto, “If I could write in Punjabi the way I write in Urdu, I would never in my life touch the solid black ink pen and stroke it in right to left direction. Saadat Hasan Manto is the undisputed manyo of short stories. In the end when he writes ‘Bishen Singh ke halaq se ek jordaar cheekh nikli. Biblio is a marketplace for book collectors comprised of thousands of independent, professional booksellers, located all over the world, who list their books for sale online so that customers like you can find them!


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Bitter Fruit by Saadat Hasan Manto

He was tried for obscenity half a dozen times, thrice before o thrice after independence. Books by Saadat Hasan Manto. Covers could be repaired or might have self wear sign. Most of stories are about partition of India,feelings n emotions of people. He had for several years lived in Amritsar, the other great Punjabi city. To do justice to this review would be a difficult task because of sheer quality of stories that I ended up reading.

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Bitter Fruit

Nov 02, Sampurna Ray rated it really liked it Shelves: May 26, Sandeep rated it it was amazing. Yet Pakistan is still a young nation. If a ugly faced man is disappointed at the fact of his ugly face, who am I to be blamed for it. Trivia About Bitter Fruit: English Orders usually ship within business days. Manto makes you squirm. Sep 25, Xylosx rated it it was amazing. Brand New Quantity available: Frult 24, Arvind rated it liked it Shelves: He was the most controversial short story writer as he always spoke his mind.

I think his death happened at an age when most of the authors only start gaining fame, and we lost the master of short stories. Apr 01, Neha Vyas added it. Saadat Hasan Manto wanted to be remembered as the greatest saadst writer ever; as his epitaph would have it, his only competitor is God. Although he was in Pakistan, he thinks he is there because of what he learnt haswn Bombay.


Manto tge perfect art of storytelling.

Manto throughout his life rejected it. Customers who searched for ISBN: In fact this was the genre which shaped his controversial literary reputation which has suffered intensive debate from both sides of the literary and moral divide. He wrote his own epitaph, showing his justified arrogance: He became friends with several famous actors and screenwriters and wrote stories about the neo-noir life of the majestic city of Bombay.

Albeit, he did choose Lahore, thinking that this is the epitome of Punjab, a thriving metropolitan city that had for centuries been a center of pluralism and religious harmony and tolerance. Dec 17, Bahuguna rated it liked it.


To that end, Manto should be required reading for lovers of the art evry story-telling or those with an interest in modern South Asia in general. And of course his favourite city was Mumbai Bombay then which he calls his second home. Kindly provide day time phone number in order to ensure smooth delivery.

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