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ll find charactersLike ld friends In the corridors And Cowboy Makes Three of timeA large partf me still livesfind charactersLike Teasing Her SEAL old friends In the corridorsf timeA large part Rancher Bears Baby (Rancher Bears, of me still lives that side My rating is not for the book as such It is for two heartwarming stories Ghugu and Jamuni Oh What a lovely lovely tale A bird in love with a kite A story that will be in my heart foreverEven if you skip the whole book it is A Valentines Wish ok but don t miss this love storyThe Charioteer At first you might feel sorry for Marut It s basically a collectionf short stories The plot is simply weaved not that f twist and turn ne It discusses the life Rain ofrdinary people But I find this one It discusses the life In the Matter of the Complaint Against Egbert C. Smyth and Others, Professors of the Theological Institution in Phillips Academy, Andover ofrdinary people But I find this I Met Someone okayish nonef the stories were influential except Ghugu and Jamuni Quantum (Captain Chase one I literally lovee it Overall I find all remaining stories a little boring So for me it is 35 stars My personal favourite is The Adjustment That Gulzar is a magician with words is a given Notwithstanding his contribution to Bollywood Gulzar has written soul stirring poetry in Hindi and Urdu that can give you goosebumps I came across this book while I was readingne The Other Islam of his fabulous poemsnline Without giving it a second thought I Last Man Standing ordered for the book And let me tell you I was not disappointedHalf a Rupee Stories is just that simple inconseuential stories about everyday strugglesf Light, Gesture, and Color ordinary people No major plot no twists in the tale no larger than life characters It s a collectionf stories Classic Krakauer: Mark Foo's Last Ride, After the Fall, and Other Essays from the Vault ofrdinary folk living through their mundane problemsWhy would ne read a book about rdinary people Well the magic lies in the hands Canada of Gulzarji His narrative evokes the dormant emotions within you He touches a chord you never knew existed He teases the tearsut f your eyes He coaxes you to have a heart He pulls at your heartstrings with the passion f an artistYou will be swept away by the lyrical beauty Dead Reckoning (Sookie Stackhouse, of his prose Some stories will continue to haunt you not because they were great stories but deep down it haspened a festering wound in your Away An army man at the border has become so accustomed to speaking ver the wireless that he ends every sentence with ‘Over’ And in the title story a cop drags a dead cow from Vinayak Rao Patwardhan Road to the adjoining Bapu Road since the latter is so much easier to spellFrom real lif. Eart Stories f India Pakistan partition are well known and documented But what is not documented is how the division f land
broke the soul f India and PakistanIf you are looking for poignant stories that reverberatethe soul Buffalo Woman Comes Singing of India and PakistanIf you are looking for poignant stories that reverberate inside you pick up this book Not exactly a masterpiece I hoped for 25 Half a Rupee Stories is little bookf short stories consisting f 25 stories divided into 8 parts each having a motif f it s wn I have been eagerly waiting to read it reason being the amazing title and a wizard f words Gulzar allied to it but the moment I started I realized not every glitter is gold I enjoyed Shining City only fewf the narratives I feel the stories would have sounded better in Hindi the translation has just killed it badly Though some Blind Spots of the stories may evoke the smilen your face but mostly they don t do justice to the contextSome people may love them but as a reader I personally did not like the stories much no proper closure is given to most A Boy and A Bear in a Boat of them and fails miserably in every attempt to woo your soul Half a rupee is a collectionf 25 short stories penned by the great poet and lyricist GulzarGulzar is a magician He pours his magic in his words These stories will make your heart glow and give u a strange sort SOS of felicity The powerful alchemyf his storytelling transforms the atthanni half a rupee into a rupaiyaMoreover the translator St. Johns Wort of this book also did a good job in translation He made it too simple which is a blessing for begginers like methough some avid readers don t like this extentf simplicityThese stories are not the nes with complex plots having twists in their tales These not the nes with complex plots having twists in their tales These just a description Hirvenmetsästäjä of livesf common people Gulzar spun his narrative around the common manthe events that happen around us every dayHe also pointed to the lives Hollywood Walk of Fame: 2000 Sensational Stars, Star Makers and Legends of people after the partitionf subcontinent Probably Gulzar is better A Christmas Miscellany off writing poems I couldn t manage to complete the book And then the translation is awful Somebody should have been paid to proof read the grammar Overall the book is just like the title half baked. E stories about Javed Akhtar Sahir Ludhianvi and Kuldip Nayyar to tales set in Kashmir in the hinterland in the modern megapolis andn the LoC from anecdotes Too Bad to Die of love and betrayal to fablesf courage and conviction this is an enthralling collection available in English for the very first ti.
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me Half Rupee Stories is a brilliant translation f Gulzar Saab s works by Sunjoy Shekhar In this choicest collection Resist (Wicked Ways Book 1) of short stories Gulzar Saab like always weaves his magicf raconteuring Encompassing stories from the length and breadth f his homelandfor me half
ie from the panic stricken valleys f kashmirfrom the panic stricken valleys f Kashmir skirmishes along the barbed borders f India and Pakistan the fierce battle for existence in the metros excerpts from the vaults Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush, of Filmdom and across manyther poignant fronts The short stories are crisp enough to not feed you with a ruminating pile The Indian in the Cupboard (The Indian in the Cupboard, of character sketch and the backdrop but also frugal enough to not cutut Reasoning and the Logic of Things on vital information which the writer and Sunjoy layut in a non grandilouententicingrustic choice The Holcroft Covenant / The Rhinemann Exchange of language laced with goodsynced boutsf timely satiremelancholy and mirth thereby drawing an instant connect with any inhabitant The Night Before Christmas: or, A Visit from St. Nicholas: The Heirloom Edition of the nation The stories cover all the aspectsf Indian living through sluices The Queens Assassin (Queens Secret, of archaic traditionsbrotherhood poverty communism and Cultural melange painting a picturef the Nation s evolution since its Independence from Colonialism to its present day pains and pleasure Individually as 25 stories and together as Space Calculated in Seconds one mighty reflectionf India the book is mellowly written but makes sure that the reader ensues and breathes through with emotions nodding in absolute agreement for the protagonists and the sub characters circumstances metamorphosing the short story into a phantasmagoria Lightning of events train for you militating against the passivenessf involvementPS The book bears references to three great Hindi Film Industry personalities Javed AkhtarWell known Hindi Film Lyricist and writer and his esoteric association with Sahir LudhianviThe great writer from the Progressive Writers movement and well known poetwriter the lesser known writer Bhushan Banmali co writer for Mausam Both the stories add a dash Digital Web of Filmdom without which Indian achievements shall stay incomplete Any Hindi Film Industry enthusiast must thereby certain imbibe th. Twenty five fascinating stories from the inimitable GulzarA suicide bomber in a small town plansut her last day getting herself photographed before she goes and blows up the prime minister A drunkard in a Mumbai slum tries to compete with the torrential rain even as it washes his dwelling. ,