Black Margins: Stories
Along with Manto s open letter to Nehru that reveals his state of mind after the Partition, this collection captures the best of Manto s literary powers. Part of the Pakistan Writers Series, which presents English translations of Urdu fiction from Pakistan, Black Margins encompasses the range of Manto s thematic and formalistic concerns.
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