Sevasadan

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Oxford University Press, 2005 - Fiction - 275 pages
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This is a translation of Munshi Premchand's first Hindi novel (1916), centered around political and religious debates about sexuality, prostitution, and poverty. Sevasadan became the benchmark for the Indian novel as it dealt with the philosophical and personal consequences of change in a nation still in chains. This volume includes a critical introduction by Professor Vasudha Dalmia.

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User Review  - Amit Mahto - Goodreads

Great book by an amazing writer. I read this book in Hindi, can't say how it is translated in English, but if you know good hindi I strongly recommend this book. The story made me cry, the story is beautifully presented and it made the characters alive. Read full review

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User Review  - Sudama Panigrahi - Goodreads

Fabulous novel on various social stigmas, cultures, and traditions of that time. Prem Chand showed his boldness in challenging the culture of that time, by marrying off Sadan with a sister of ... Read full review

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The Late Munshi Premchand was a Writer in Hindi and Urdu.

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