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Galpa Swalpa

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A collection of twenty Odia Short Stories by Fakir Mohan Senapati (1843 - 1912), who is considered the father of modern Odia (Oriya) prose. Rebati, the first story in the collection, is acclaimed to be the first published short story in Odia language.

Galpa Swalpa - Part 1:

1.Rebati, 2. Patent Medicine, 3. Raandipua Anantaa, 4. Gaarudi Mantra, 5. Adharma Bitta, 6. Sabhya Ja
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Published by Book on Demand (first published January 1st 1901)
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Sujeet
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Shelves: short-stories, oriya
One thing I regret most now is of not spending enough time on Oriya literature when I should have - that is during my teens. Not only I had ignored, but also shamelessly I had undermined the beauty and profoundity of my day-to-day language.
Better late than never.

The stories of Fakir Mohan Senapati have got household fame throughout Orissa. Everyone in Orissa (doesn't matter if he/she is literate or not) knows the story of "Patent Medicine" ( a wife beats the shit out of her drunkard husband in o
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