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Dear reader, please upgrade to the latest version of IE to have a better reading experience. He narrates his experiences as they were without mincing his words or hiding any facts.

9780143102175 – Bitter Fruit: The Very Best of Saadat Hasan Manto by Kahlid Hasan

I had borrowed it from the Just Books library, so I would have to return it at some point. Difficult times in Mumbai forced him to move to Lahore.

The concluding section of the book has acknowledgements and reminiscences from Saadat s friends and relatives. This should take you around hours and minutes to read! You’ll want to purchase your own copy of this collection because the short stories deserve multiple readings followed by lively discussions with friends who will most assuredly become a captive audience after you relay one of Manto’s plots or gossip about one of his characters. Paperbackpages. What more can a seasoned Manto reader desire?


Nov 02, Sampurna Ray rated it really liked it Shelves: Out of this rebellious streak, and fuelled by the burning restlessness of his imagination, he produced a powerful body of work that continues to challenge complacency and demand attention.

Books by Saadat Hasan Manto. See 2 questions about Bitter Fruit…. Aug 30, Shubham Joshi rated it it was amazing.

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Sign In Register Help Cart. May 26, Sandeep rated mznto it was amazing. He had for several years lived in Amritsar, the other great Punjabi city. We all are Manto. Bitter Fruit presents the best collection of Manto s writings, from his short stories, plays and sketches, bitfer 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.

December 29, Auto sector troubles THE automobile sector in Pakistan is seeing some gasan of turbulence, in part driven by the reality of new entrants Are you a frequent reader or book collector? What stood out for me is that all of the short stories are vividly relevant to this day. In the end when he writes ‘Bishen Singh ke halaq se ek jordaar cheekh nikli. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I will have to read the original Urdu versions, but if the English renditions are any indication, the stories bring out Manto’s mastery of varied story-telling techniques that touch upon a range of taboo subjects in the Subcontinent that still ot strongly today.


In the process has been born an anthology spanning a selective sum total of the literary genres that this much loved and maligned author lent his pen to.

Although he was in Pakistan, he thinks he hzsan there because of what he learnt in Bombay.

– Bitter Fruit: The Very Best of Saadat Hasan Manto by Kahlid Hasan

This book is essential reading, take any of the short stories in this omnibus Brand New, Perfect Condition, allow business days for standard shipping. So effective has been the impact that I wish we have another Manto that could write about the present times that has sufferings and emotion of its own.

Search Results Results 1 of Why did society not give such a writer his due? Vrey always was he acquitted. Then after reading the first book, I was tempted to read other works by this fabulous author.

Stars are assigned as follows: What truly opened my eyes was the very provocative and uncensored subject matter Manto writes about sex, drugs, violence, etc.

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