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Title : Kulliyat-e-Manto-Vol.1

(Collection of short stories)

Compiled by: Amjad Tufail

Release Date: 2012

ISBN : 978-969-9645-30-3

Edition: 1st

Length: 479 Pages


Centennial Collections of Manto’s Literary Works Saadat Hasan Manto is widely acclaimed as one of the greatest Urdu short story writers of all times. His creativity, artistic sensitivity and literary mastery radiate from his writings which offer a unique insight into psychoanalysis and human behavior. Manto has written extensively and beautifully mainly in socio-economic and socio-political perspectives using a distinctive expression that is not only simple and lucid for a reader to comprehend but also satirical, intense and mind-blowing. To celebrate the 100th centenary of this great writer, Narratives is publishing the first comprehensive and error-free compilations of Manto’s literary work in seven volumes. Three volumes will include his short stories (afsane) and one collection each dramas, essays/articles (mazameen), translations (tarajam) and life-sketches (khakay).  

Sales price: $20.00