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This is a translation of Munshi Premchand's first Hindi novel (1916), centered around political and religious debates about sexuality, prostitution, and poverty. Sevasadan became the benchmark for the Indian novel as it dealt with the philosophical and personal consequences of change in a nation still in chains. This volume includes a critical introduction by Professor Vas ...more
Hardcover, 316 pages
Published October 27th 2005 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published December 18th 2003)
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Amit Mahto
Great book by an amazing writer. I read this book in Hindi, can't say how it is translated in English, but if you know good hindi I strongly recommend this book. The story made me cry, the story is beautifully presented and it made the characters alive.
Lishan Puwakowita
I like this book because it revealing the dark side of human mind. And also give nice explanations about how it works when it helpless. Munchi Premchand is one of my favorite Anthers since i was in high school.. i will rate this book 4/5 without any debut.
Shailendra Gupta
i have read hindi version of this book ..... really awesome..loved it. i will recommend it to read it in hindi only when then u will get to feel it.
Amazing......I have read hindi version of this book. Premchand is my favourite hindi writer.
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Munshi Premchand (Hindi: मुंशी प्रेमचंद) was an Indian writer famous for his modern Hindustani literature. He is one of the most celebrated writers of the Indian subcontinent,and is regarded as one of the foremost Hindustani writers of the early twentieth century.

Born Dhanpat Rai, he began writing under the pen name "Nawab Rai", but subsequently switched to "Premchand", while he is also known as "
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