10 thoughts on “Bitter Fruit The Very Best of Saadat Hasan Manto

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    Without giving an impression of bragging I would say that I have read uiet a lot of fiction authors but till date I have not found someone like Manto in fact I have no words to describe my adoration for himI think his death happened at an age w

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    Manto was a controversial writer of his times and while reading his stories you come to understand why that might

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    Saadat Hasan Manto has had a relatively short live He was born in Punjab in 1912 and died in 1955 Lahore in the newly created Pakistan Barely 43 years But the majority of this years he was writing His language was Urdu He has never finished any formal education; failed the school’s exams; dropped out of the university as well In spite of it he started from translating Victor Hugo and Oscar Wilde His translations has been published and

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    The mastery of Hasan's writing is most evident in his ability to convey all the intricacies of human desire without actually saying anything overtly He is deceptively simple and makes the reader work for the illumination In a word brilliantYou'll want to purchase your own copy of this collection because the short stories deserve

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    it is possible to get shocked even in 2018 when reading saadat hasan manto because he seems to take a perverse joy in writing about

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    After reading the introduction by translator Khalid Hasan and then reading Manto's account of his friendship with Ashok Kumar the Bollywood superstar of the Forties and Fifties I fell in love with the book I had borrowed it from the Just Books library so I would have to return it at some point The thought of having to give it back saddened me though so I decided to order my own copy on Flipkart This way I can

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    Now only I came across his books when I was shopping for books I just gave it a try and when I read his books I was flabbergasted by the topics which he chose to write He explains the present scenario of the society in such an impeccable manner Then after reading the first book I was tempted to read other works by this fabulous author

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    Manto is a genius After you have finished this book you yearn for The short stories sketches portraits and letters are set during the pre par

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    Manto's favorite friend Shyam a contemporary actor recalls the days when Manto was disillusioned after his migration to Lahore Manto told Shyam in clear cut fashion Saadat Hassan will perish but Manto will live on foreverIt is this unwavering honesty that kept Manto alive His body of work will keep him breathing and flourishing in the times to come After Partition Manto always faced a conflict Is he Pakistan's

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    Fantastic English translations of Manto's Urdu short stories plays letters and essays 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 techniues that touch upon a range of taboo subjects in the Subcontinent that still resonate strongly today What I love about Manto is his uncanny ability to inject a wry and irrev

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Widely renowned as the best short story writer in Urdu Manto's stories were mostly written against the milieu of the Partition 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 Partit Without giving an impression of bragging I would say that I have read uiet a lot of fiction authors but till date I have not found someone like Manto in fact I have no words to describe my adoration for himI think his death happened at an age when most of the authors only start gaining fame and we lost the master of short stories There can be a debate as to whether Manto was an Indian or Pakistani writer but it doesn t matter because they say artists have no nationalities I read him once and I wish to read him again again his words create such images in Electromyography for Experimentalists uiet a lot of fiction authors but till date I have not found someone like Manto in fact I have no words to describe my adoration for himI think his death happened at an age when most of the authors only start gaining fame and we lost the master of short stories There can be a debate as to whether Manto was an Indian or Pakistani writer but it doesn t matter because they say artists have no nationalities I read him once and I wish to read him again again his words create such images in

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Bitter Fruit The Very Best of Saadat Hasan Manto

E Bright Light The Great Divide The Angel Siraj An Old Fashioned Man The Price of Freedom It Happened in 1919 The Girl from Delhi A Man of God Free for All and A Tale of 1947 There is a collection of sketches too Manto used to write radio plays and this book has one of the dramas he penned called In This Vortex His short stories bring out the most delicate nuances of human nature Now only I came across his books when I was shopping for books I just gave it a try and when I read his books I was flabbergasted by the topics which he chose to write He explains the present scenario of the society in such an impeccable manner Then after reading the first book I was tempted to read other works by this fabulous author Listening Woman by Tony Hillerman Summary & Study Guide used to write radio plays and this book has one of the dramas he penned called In This Vortex His short stories bring out the most delicate nuances of human nature Now only I came across his books when I was shopping for books I just gave it a try and when I read his books I was flabbergasted by the topics which he chose to write He explains the present scenario of the society in such an impeccable manner Then after reading the first book I was tempted to read other works by this fabulous author

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Ion and his own financial condition The concluding section of the book has acknowledgements and reminiscences from Saadat's friends and relatives Bitter Fruit includes stories like A Wet Afternoon The Return A Believer's Version Toba Tek Singh Colder Than Ice The Assignment Odour By The Roadside Bribing the Almighty The Kingdom's End The Woman in the Red Raincoat The Room with th After reading the introduction by translator Khalid Hasan and then reading Manto s account of his friendship with Ashok Kumar the Bollywood superstar of the Forties and Fifties I fell in love with the book I had borrowed it from the Just Books library so I would have to return it at some point The thought of having to give it back saddened me though so I decided to order my own copy on Flipkart This way I can take my time over reading the very best of Saadat Hasan Manto