BITTER FRUIT THE VERY BEST OF SAADAT HASAN MANTO PDF

Bitter Fruit By Saadat Hasan Manto Online. Indeed, he is best known for his Partition stories, where he lays bare the .. The book is very nice and extensive. `However,` writes Khalid Hasan in the introduction to his book Bitter Fruit The very best of Saadat Hasan Manto, `a translation is a translation. Bitter Fruit: The Very Best of Saadat Hasan Manto has pages. Reading Length provides a calculation for the word count of this book, find out how long it will.

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In any case, for one who has been a habitual transgressor into the somewhat darkened world created by Saadat Hasan Manto, the disclaimer strikes an odd note. There is certainly a lot of Manto still to be discovered but then a line had to obviously be drawn somewhere.

In the process fhe been born an anthology spanning a selective sum total of the literary genres that this much loved and maligned author lent his pen to. Manto was best known as a short story writer. In fact this was the genre which shaped his controversial literary reputation which has suffered intensive debate from both sides of the literary and moral divide.

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Indeed, so intense has been the debate that while on the one hands it brought him simultaneous fame and defame, it almost obscured the worth of the creative craft he employed. Happily, Hasan has moved beyond that side of Manto to highlight aspects which are equal, if not more, in value then the shock significance of ssadat short stories. So while the short stories in this anthology have shock value, the candor of the biographical portraits in the collection will bring an equally stunning response.

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Most of these are portraits of people who would probably be household names only to a contemporary generation, one who would relish the deliverance of cupboard skeletons written so effortlessly.

But also for the fact that they are excellent academic samples of how the simplest of words can become a larger than life image. Then come the sketches; very short, powerful pieces written in the heat of the moment with an intensity that is equal in measure to any of his short stories. For who would deny the presence of the typical Manto shock value of Jelly, an 80 word sketch describing the freshly congealed blood of a frit man on the roadside?

There are other sketches in the collective, some even shorter then Jelly, but the common strain is of the legendary brevity of truth identified with the Manto touch and its effect on words. An introduction to Manto the man himself is offered after the first four sections of the book. This mabto a world which had both amused and fascinated Manto but in Bitter Fruit it becomes a world that draws a powerful character sketch of the writer. In fact it is the inclusion of this very section, along with the section mnato Manto on Manto, which brings out the personality of bittr creative writer gruit may best be described as one speaking and standing for the spirit of man in a world surrounded by a callous materialism.

Brilliantly selected from the plethora of Manto writings — there were days when Manto was writing a short story every day — the book under review is a fitting tribute to the translator himself, who deserves credit for the fine selection that highlights how, in the hands of Manto, complex themes and characters bittr simple and highly communicative.

Here is Manto brought bittr life once again as he really was the unique storyteller and the ruthless realist writing with no holds barred. And all this in language that is just as simple as that used by the master craftsman himself. What more can a seasoned Manto reader desire?

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