The Essence of Camphor

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Pinnacle Technology, Sep 2, 1998 - Education - 257 pages
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Essence of Camphor

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An award-winning writer in India, Masud debuts in English with this quite Kafkaesque collection. Translated from Masud's native Urdu, these seven stories transform routine activities into mystical ... Read full review

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Naiyer Masud turned out to be one of the best writers I discovered this year. This is a really good collection of short stories that left me rooted to the spot. Read full review

Contents

About Naiyer Masud
Introduction
The Essence of Camphor
Interregnum
Obscure Domains of Fear and Desire
Sheesha Ghat
Bais Mourners
Sultan Muzaffars Chronicler of Events
Lamentation
The Woman in Black
Nosh Daru
The Myna from Peacock Garden
Notes on Contributors
The Editor
Copyright

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