Bombay Stories

Bombay Stories

Book - 2014
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This sometimes shocking collection of short stories about life in mid-20th-century Bombay captures the city's seedy underbelly of prostitutes, pimps and gangsters as well as the aspiring writers and actors who arrived looking for fame.
Publisher: New York : Vintage International/Vintage Books, 2014, c2012.
Edition: First Vintage International Edition.
ISBN: 9780804170604
0804170606
Branch Call Number: FIC MANTO, SAADAT
Characteristics: 288 pages ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Reeck, Matt

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Dec 31, 2017

In this book by the acclaimed Urdo-language short story writer, Manto tells 14 stories set in Bombay about the underclass of prostitutes and gangsters. Unbelievably, his stories are still banned in Pakistan.

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