Happy Birthday! - And Other Stories (English, Paperback, Pant Meghna)
Happy Birthday: And Other Stories is a collection of short stories by Meghna Pant.
Summary of the Book
In this collection of stories, Meghna Pant offers readers a glimpse into the complex realm of the human psyche. In one story, a close friend undertakes a labour of love for a childless woman. In another, a woman discovers the uncomfortable truth behind her marriage. A young slum-girl hopes to speak out to the world in words valuable enough to be rendered into English, and an American tourist loses his bag, and destiny intervenes. These stories are imbued with an Indian tone, they are compelling and offer readers a rare and unique coverage of the human mentality.
About Meghna Pant
Meghna Pant is an Indian novelist and writer. She has also written One & A Half Wife. She won the Muse India Young Writer Award. This book was longlisted for the prestigious Frank O'Connor Award 2014.
Never read such a bunch of pessimistic stories.
Certified Buyer, Trivandrum
A tear jerker!
Certified Buyer, Bangalore
Great short stores are back!
Sarath Babu S