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An Evening in Lucknow

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Short stories written by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, Hindi film maker, journalist, novelit and short-story writer. This is a compilation of seventeen short stories.
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Published 2011 by Harper Perennial
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Kasturi  Dadhe
Sep 22, 2011 rated it it was amazing
heart wrenching yet totally gripping!
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Jul 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I first came across K. A. Abbas's short stories two years ago, when I read An Evening in Calcutta & Other Stories. I remember feeling an unexplicable sense of awe which led me to wonder why I had never heard of him before - this man who wrote such simple but powerful stories.

So, I looked him up on Google and learnt he was a prolific journalist, screenwriter, novelist, and film director. He wrote in Hindi, Urdu, as well as English with such finesse that it was impossible to determine which la
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