The Schoolmaster & Other Stories

Padma Hejmadi

A new edition of short stories which cover upper-class family life in India and cultural displacement and exile in North America.
Publication date:
August 2021
Publisher :
Bauhan Publishing
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ISBN : 9780872333390

Dimensions : 216 X 165 mm
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This is a new edition of Birthday Deathday & Other Stories by Padma Perera, first published by The Women's Press, England, 1985, with international reviews from the UK, USA, Europe, and the Commonwealth countries. Additional material now provides more oral history from the first four decades just before and after India's Independence, 1940s-1980s. The story "Doctor Salaam" was included in Salman Rushdie's Mirrorwork, an anthology of the best Indian fiction in English during the fifty years after India's Independence.