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Story-Wallah Short Fiction from South Asian Writers

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ISBN-10: 0618576800

ISBN-13: 9780618576807

Edition: 2005

Authors: Shyam Selvadurai

List price: $23.95
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Writers of South Asian descent have been garnering more and more success, acclaim, and attention. Story-Wallah gathers the finest South Asian voices in fiction for the first time in a single volume. As Shyam Selvadurai writes in his introduction, "The stories jostle up against each other . . . The effect is a marvelous cacophony that reminds me of . . . one of those South Asian bazaars, a bargaining, carnival-like milieu. The goods on sale in this instance being stories hawked by story-traders: story-wallahs." In this book, some of the world's best fiction writers hawk their wares from different parts of the South Asian diaspora -- Sri Lanka, India, the United States, Great Britain,…    
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Book details

List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 4/7/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.990

John Garth, winner of the 2004 Mythopoeic Society Scholarship Award, studied English at Oxford University and has since worked as a newspaper journalist in London. A long-standing taste for the works of Tolkien, combined with an interest in the First World War, fueled the five years of research that have gone into Tolkien and the Great War and he has drawn extensively on previously unpublished personal papers as well as Tolkien's service record and other unique military documents.Shyam Selvadurai is a novelist and writer for television. He was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka, in 1965. Selvadurai earned a B.F.A. in creative writing from York University. Selvadurai has written for the Canadian…    

Cane is bitter
The time of the peacock
The perfection of giving
The marble dome
Winterscape
The management of grief
Haunting the tiger
The celebration
Crossmatch
The passions of Lalla
Bahadur
The courter
The spell and the ever-changing moon
Jaspal
In the quiet of a Sunday afternoon
The collectors
We're not Jews
Captives
Karima
Out on Main Street
Just between Indians
Pigs can't fly
Auld Lang Syne
This blessed house
Dinner with Dr. Azad
Chokra