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Premchand (1880-1936) was a pioneering figure in modern Hindi literature. This omnibus edition of his works gathers together two distinguished novels (Nirmala and Gaban) and two short-story collections (The World of Premchand and Widows, Wives and Other Heroines). It also includes an introduction by Premchand scholar Francesca Orsini.
Hardcover, 1008 pages
Published February 12th 2004 by Oxford University Press, USA
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Munshi Premchand (Hindi: मुंशी परेमचंद) 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 "M
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