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A fascinating short story from the inimitable Gulzar
Gulzar is one of India’s most renowned poets and lyricists. This e-single sees him turning his hand to another creative form at which he is equally adept – short-form prose narrative.
This story is taken from Gulzar’s new collection Half a Rupee: Stories, which comprises twenty-five gripping tales available in English for
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Kindle Edition, 232 pages
Published November 18th 2013 by Penguin
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Dr.J.G.
Feb 05, 2016 Dr.J.G. rated it it was ok
Ghugu and Jamuni is a story taken from a collection of stories (Half a Rupee: Stories) by Gulzar, and offered here as an independent read. It is from part six, which is about rather more personal stuff closer to heart or so it would seem from the couple of stories out of the three in this part.

This one is more of a parable, being as it is about a bird, presumably parrot or parakeet, usually named Ghuggu in Hindi speaking central parts of the nation (which are mistakenly labled north in an attem
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Sundarraj Kaushik
Jul 09, 2015 Sundarraj Kaushik rated it it was ok
A story about a crow that falls in love with kite. An OK story. One will not lose anything if one does not read it.
dunkdaft
Apr 13, 2015 dunkdaft rated it it was amazing
Lovely little tale of two unusual lovers.



Misleading description this listing has though. Its only a single - a 40 pages long story.
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May 18, 2015 Debanjan rated it liked it
It's a lovely little tale of two lovers that are so similar yet very different. Short but sweet.
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Sampooran Singh Kalra (Punjabi: ਸਮਪੂਰਨ ਸਿੰਘ ਕਾਲਰਾ, Hindi: संपूरण सिंह कालरा, Urdu: سمپورن سنگھ کالرا) known popularly by his pen name Gulzar (Punjabi: ਗੁਲਜਾਰ, Hindi: गुलजार, Urdu: گُلزار ), is an Indian poet, lyricist and director. He primarily writes in Hindi-Urdu and has also written in Punjabi and several dialects of Hindi such as Braj Bhasha, Khariboli, Haryanvi and Marwari.

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