By: Sahni, Bhsham
Green and patterned cloth with worn gilt spine titles, belly band, 14.2 by 22.5 cm, 95 pp. plus 5 pages of publisher adverts, small binder’s ticket on the rear pastedown: “Handbound by Tulamiah with Indian handloom cloth at 13 Patwarbagan Lane, Calcutta.” Very good with light wear to the boards and minor fading on the spine; the belly band has small tears and an old price scribbled out in pen. Sahni (1915 – 2003) was a Hindi writer, playwright, and actor, most famous for his novel and television screenplay Tamas ("Darkness, Ignorance"), a powerful and passionate account of the Partition of India. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan for literature in 1998, and Sahitya Akademi Fellowship in 2002. The Writers Workshop is a Calcutta-based literary publisher founded by P. Lal in 1958. Over the next few decades it published many new authors of post-independence urban literature, many of these authors later became important. Text is in English. First Edition.
Title: The Boss Came to Dinner and Other Stories
Publisher: Calcutta, Writers Workshop: 1972
Book Condition: Very Good
Seller ID: 2335