Hori had a great desire to have a milched cow tied to her tether in order to bring up her and wash all his worldly sins. By the grace of God he found one but due. Editorial Reviews. Review. ” no Indian should miss this novel, which Premchand wrote with GODAN – Kindle edition by Munshi Premchand. Download it once.

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And, this is what I exactly liked in this novel. Read more Read less. He does not try to garner insincere pity for the peasants, nor does he completely demonize the munnshi and other rich people.

The story starts from a point where Hori has a deep desire of having a cow as other millions of poor peasants.

Jun 23, Ravi Prakash rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is one of the finest book ever written in Hindi literature. It’s been such a long premchanc since an old friend of mine suggested this book to me. Also the book is a Masterpiece premchajd you should add this to your collection. Express more gratitude towards Life. How much Hori sacrificed pdemchand the sake of the cow? How their problems are significantly different from each other, how each one of them has to fight to maintain their dignity and pride in society, how life plays out for the rich and the poor, how a poor farmer is burdened under huge debts but still finds happiness in little things.


They sat about philosophising and boring everyone.

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However, I was a bit disappointed. Premchand believed that social realism was the way for Hindi literature, as opposed to the “feminine quality”, tenderness and emotion of the contemporary Bengali literature.

Hori tried to cheat his brothers for 10 rupees. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

Premchand premchanc the one name that comes to mind premchadn you think of Hindi literature, and Godaan literally, “donation of a cow” is the one book that practically everyone in India has heard about, irrespective of whether they have read it or not. Product description Review ” Godan is an engrossing and vivid tour de force of the socio- eco- politico-cultural status of pre-Independence India.

See our Returns Policy. English Choose a language for shopping. It’s a shame that such a clearly fascinating novel was allowed to be published in such a poor and disemboweling translation. I would suggest to buy a paperback book rather than reading on Kindle premcband in the electronic edition they are lot of printing mistakes which degree it’s the reading experience.

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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. I have not read it The same issues of caste discrimination, gender discrimination, economic exploitation, still exist very acutely and it is getting worse.


The flavour of colloquial Hindi-peppered with Urdu and English words. Durlabh eSahitya Corner 7 August Sold by: In real life, they don’t. The read felt that tonga-ride along the jerky, untarred, potholed village road. The hypocrisy of the age and of people, across time and agesthe divide between the poor and the rich, the urban and the rural, the many shades of grey in different characters: The urban society is represented by Malati Devi doctorMr.

But circumstances conspire to give Hori a cow. A novel writer, story writer and dramatist, he has been referred to as the “Upanyas Samrat” “Emperor among Novelists” by writers. The way he expressed the life of a man: Please try again later.

October 31, at The story has increased relevance when we realize that even after 60 years of Independence, there are farmer suicides happening in India. Affording a cow, in these circumstances, seems a pipe dream.

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Nice munsshi by premchand. Jealous of Hori, his younger brother Heera poisoned the cow and ran away because of the fear of police action. Would you like to see more reviews about this item?

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