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I am a writer that writes with a white chalk on a black board, so that the blackness of the board becomes more vegy. His short stories bring out the most delicate nuances of human nature.

It sends you down a lane filled with existential crisis looming out of the ghost of his plot, which by the way his every short story does and if you are not careful enough you just might end up in hell; trembling, shivering and captivated with Insanity rather than Insaniyat.

His short stories bring out the most delicate nuances of human nature. In a writing career spanning gest two decades he produced twenty-two collections of short stories, one novel, five collections of radio plays, three collections of essays, two collections of reminiscences and many scripts for films.


Manto used to write radio plays and this book has one of the dramas bjtter penned, called In This Vortex. For his stories he said in Government College,Lahore – “If you can’t bear my stories, it’s because we live in unbearable times. Apr 03, Ramesh Prabhu rated it really liked it. Darmeyaan ke us paar Pakistan tha, aur is paar Hindustan.

Indeed, he is best known for his Partition stories, where he lays bare the absurdity of the religious divide that would forever unhinge the lives of two nations.

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Eudaimonia rated it it was amazing. Dear reader, online ads enable us to deliver the journalism you value. Pakistan is once again at a critical juncture of political transition. When you are done reading, click the ‘Stop and calculate’ button. Manto had perfect art of storytelling.

A must-read if you live in the Indian subcontinent. He sometimes told stories that happened in reality. What type of emotions and feelings he had? Millions of books are added to our site everyday and when we find one that matches your search, we’ll send you an e-mail.

Nov 11, Sujay Malik rated it it was amazing. But that’s most important for a society like ours. Sep 25, Mayank rated it liked it.

Bitter Fruit

I feel the pain, the sordid eventualities that partition dished out, the downright sinister mentalities and the agonising portrayal of the tumultuous times gone by. Trivia About Bitter Fruit: Not always was he acquitted.


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Bitter Fruit : The Very Best of Saadat Hasan Manto

When you place your order through Biblio, the seller will ship it directly to you. Manto managed to tell the tale, especially visible in his later Partition stories, without ever taking sides.

Penguin Global, ; Chiefly short stories. Several feminists have blasted him for misogyny, for always showing weak female characters, characters that were always on the margins and ire of society.

Sep 23, Yousef M rated it it was amazing Shelves: And all this in language that is just as simple as that used by the master craftsman himself. Apr 01, Bharti rated it it was amazing. His stories reflected his personality. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.