Gaban, first published in 1931, five years before Premchard's death, is the story of Ramanath, a morally weak but physically charming youth brought to near-disaster by his beautiful wife Jalpa's inordinate craving for jewelry. This is a felicitous translation by Christopher R King and will
enable many readers to appreciate Premchand's important novel, available for the first time in English.
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yup it shows a fair view of INDIAN society .
Review: GabanUser Review - Anshul Gaurav - Goodreads
'Gaban' (embezzlement) was my second book by Premchand, it was perhaps, my second Hindi novel. This may come as a surprise to my Western peers but such is the sorry state of affairs of Hindi ... Read full review