Carnival : Short Stories
    Carnival : Short Stories (English, Paperback, Sharath Komarraju, Shawn Pereira, Ketaki Patwardhan, Rishabh Chaturvedi, Sreelatha Chakravarty, Aparna Sundaresan, Vivek Banerjee, Rohit Das, Muna Hussen, Dushyant Shekhawat, Sheela Jaywant, Aparna Sundaresan, Rishabh Chaturvedi, Vivek Goel)

    Carnival : Short Stories  (English, Paperback, Sharath Komarraju, Shawn Pereira, Ketaki Patwardhan, Rishabh Chaturvedi, Sreelatha Chakravarty, Aparna Sundaresan, Vivek Banerjee, Rohit Das, Muna Hussen, Dushyant Shekhawat, Sheela Jaywant, Aparna Sundaresan, Rishabh Chaturvedi, Vivek Goel)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
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    • ISBN: 9788192683508, 8192683508
    • Edition: 1st, 2013
    • Pages: 235
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    Flipkart Official Review

    Short stories are always refreshing. They can be read anywhere and they do not take much of a reader’s time or effort as well. An anthology of short stories is even better – as it takes into account a lot of authors and their stories and cuts across genres.

    Carnival is a collection of short stories by young (some of them are debut writers) Indian writers. The stories are thought-provoking, funny, sometimes scandalous, and punched with a thriller element as well.

    “Carnival” is a delight to read in most places. The stories are crisp, precise and will leave you wanting more.


    An anthology of stories by various authors is what gave birth to Carnival : Short Stories. Stories which will make you dwell deep and think about the choices we are given in life. What we choose really does make a difference.



    Summary of the Book

    Carnival : Short Stories makes you wear the shoes of various characters in the book and put yourself in their situation. In the book, various characters are put through situations and circumstances which are tight, hilarious and some of them chilling too. 

    The book is a collection of fifteen stories covering genres like adventure, science fiction, fantasy, thrillers, historical humor and more. Every story is different and helps give you a different perspective of how you are living your life.

    About the Authors

    Carnival : Short Stories is an anthology and has been penned down by several authors like Rishabh Chaturvedi, Sreelatha Chakravarty, Aparna Sundaresan, Shawn Pereira, Ketaki Patwardhan, Muna Hussen, Dushyant Shekhawat, Sharath Komarraju, Vivek Banerjee, Rohit Das and Sheela Jaywant.

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    Book Details
    • Publication Year
      • 2013 December
    • Book Type
      • Fiction Book
    • Authored By
      • Sharath Komarraju, Shawn Pereira, Ketaki Patwardhan, Rishabh Chaturvedi, Sreelatha Chakravarty, Aparna Sundaresan, Vivek Banerjee, Rohit Das, Muna Hussen, Dushyant Shekhawat, Sheela Jaywant
    • Edited By
      • Aparna Sundaresan
    • Foreword By
      • Rishabh Chaturvedi
    • Illustrated By
      • Vivek Goel
    Additional Features
    • Age Group
      • 16 - Years
    • Width
      • 5 inch
    • Height
      • 8 inch
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    Got my copy within a day of launch.I tried hard to read it nice and slow. But I failed. The stories in Carnival are so good that you wanna read the whole book at once and yet never want it to ever end. There are about 15 stories in this and whole lotta extras like a very entertaining message from Vivek goel who has designed the cover of Carnival and is himself one of the biggest comic guys in India , lotsa information about each author etc. Won't talk about individual stories as another revie...

    priyanshi chatterjee

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    16 Jan, 2014

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    Fantastic read

    Carnival by Litizen was a much awaited book and I was not disappointed by it. Reading this book restores my faith in the future of Indian writing in English.
    It is an anthology of 15 stories belonging to varied genres. Multi genre anthologies usually suffer from a lack of cohesion or a feeling of disconnect. Not this one! A uniform standard of good writing and editing bind the stories together and none of them disappoint. As is usual in an anthology some are better than others, but fortunate...

    V B

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    14 Jan, 2014

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    The best book I have read in a long time !

    No book has ever made me sit upright and write a review, so as I write this you would know how much i have loved this book.I finished the book last night at 2am and kept tossing and turning, sleep eluded me because these stories made me think so much! I am amazed at the infinite talent still to be tapped in India! these young writers are the future of Indian literature. I loved all those stories to the core and each of those stories has shaped me into a better person.I felt so many different...

    unnati rajput

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    7 Apr, 2014

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    Carnival - Truly good short stories

    If you have set your expectations high just because you read Labyrinth, Litizen’s first short story anthology, you won’t be disappointed this time. Carnival is, in fact, better. It contains far mature stories, designed to entice many a reader to appreciating short stories.

    I actually read “Smile” by Aparna Sunderesan, twice, to fully catch the nuances that the author intended; each read took me to newer depths within the story. Reading this story, I was somehow reminded of Dorothy Parker’s ...

    Faith Bond

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    26 Jan, 2014

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    Met Expectations

    Ok product

    Sreejesh Chandran

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    21 Jan, 2017

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    Good content, lackluster presentation

    Carnival is a collection of compelling short stories, written by the members of in their own styles.

    The most important thing to be noticed about the book, though is that it's content has been published as it was submitted to the site, without any curating or editing, and therefore reflects upon the amateur state of the site's contributors.

    The good thing about reading budding authors is that you get to read a lot of fresh content, but then, the craft is a lifelong journey of le...

    Shivendu Narayan

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    3 Jul, 2014

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    Truly blend of all colors of life. Utterly mesmerizing and repeatedly readable and very mature.Perfect for today's generation.

    Harsh Madhani

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    22 May, 2014

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    Amazing Collection Of Short Stories.

    I got so hooked with the book, that finished it the same day.Some amazing heart touching stories. Ayesha ,Grandma's Secret and Carnival are my personal favorites :) Kudos to all the other Authors too.
    After LABYRINTH and CARNIVAL can't wait for Litizen next book.

    Navdha Chaturvedi

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    31 Jan, 2014

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    Pages missing!

    The book is quite good and keeps you hooked in till the very end. Though I am completely satisfied with the stories and the book, I am highly disappointed with Flipkart. The book looked completely fine from outside and quality,etc were all good but today I saw that around 30 pages of this book were missing,that takes up two stories. Highly depressing!


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    9 Jun, 2014

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