Posts Tagged: Short story reviews

The Diamond Necklace by Guy de Maupassant

The Diamond Necklace by Guy de Maupassant : Brief Analysis The Diamond Necklace is a story about Madame Lionel who, as Maupassant puts it, was ...

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Leaf by Niggle by J.R.R Tolkien

Leaf by Niggle by J.R.R Tolkien: Brief Analysis A painting troubles our protagonist, Niggle who is a painter. There is a painting that has to ...

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Ten Rupees by Saadat Hasan Manto

Ten Rupees by Saadat Hasan Manto : Brief Analysis Ten rupees by Manto introduces the reader to the world of child prostitution. In the opening ...

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A. V. Laider By Max BeerBohm

Written as a first-hand account, the writer is recovering from a severe bout of influenza and comes to stay at a hostel by the sea. ...

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Emden By R.K Narayan

He is more than 100 years old and now he can’t even remember his age. Meet Emden, the oldest man in Malgudi who hated birthdays- ...

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The Chaser by John Collier

Love is an eye that doesn’t see anything – ¬†Chinese Proverb Alan Austen feels that his ¬†immeasurable love is refuted by Diana who doesn’t seem ...

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The Chess Players/ Shatranj ke Khiladi by Munshi Premchand

Influenced by the culture of the nineteenth century comes out a short story by Munshi Premchand called Shatranj Ke Khiladi or The Chess Players. The ...

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Karma by Khushwant Singh

Sir Mohan Lal is an excellent example of the English forces at work inside an Indian mind.  Sir Lal considers himself a part of the ...

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Galloping Foxley by Roald Dahl

A daily commuter runs into a stranger who brings back memories of his school days. The story begins with our commuter Perkins commenting on how ...

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The First Sense by Nadine Gordimer

A microcosm of classical musicians and a famous cellist, married to an ambitious but a less talented woman or so as she is regarded in ...

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