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The Narayanpur Incident August Quit India Gandhiji Warns The British As He And Most Leaders Are Put In Jail The Very Next Day, The People Rise In Protest And So Begins The Quit India Movement Of Babu And Manju Suddenly Find Themselves Part Of All This As Their Schools Close Down And Their Father Is Put Behind Bars Their Daring Brother Mohan Goes Underground And The Rest Of The Family Moves To Narayanpur, A Sleepy Little Village Seemingly Untouched By The Turbulence In The Country But Narayanpur Is Seething Within And It All Comes To A Head When A Group Of Children Dare To Confront The Police

About the Author: Shashi Deshpande

Novelist and short story writer, Shashi Deshpande began her career with short stories and has by now authored nine short story collections, twelve novels and four books for children Three of her novels have received awards, including the Sahitya Akademi award for That Long Silence Some of her other novels are The Dark Holds No Terrors , A Matter of Time , Small Remedies , Moving On , In The Country of Deceit and Ships that Pass Her latest novel is Shadow Play.Many of her short stories and novels have been translated into a number of Indian as well as European languages She has translated two plays by her father, Adya Rangacharya, Shriranga , as well as his memoirs, from Kannada into English, and a novel by Gauri Deshpande from Marathi into English.Apart from fiction, she has written a number of articles on various subjects literature, language, Indian writing in English, feminism and women s writing which have now been put together in a collection Writing from the Margin She has been invited to participate in various literary conferences and festivals, as well as to lecture in Universities, both in India and abroad She was awarded the Padma Shri in 2008.List of books by Shashi DeshpandeDark Holds No Terrors 1982 That Long Silence 1989 A Matter of TimeMoving OnSmall RemediesShadow Play 2013 The Narayanpur IncidentIf I Die TodayIn the Country of DeceitThe Binding VineShips That Pass 2012 The Intrusion And Other Stories3 Novels A Summer Adventure, The Hidden Treasure, The Only WitnessCome Up Be DeadCollected Stories Volume 1 Collected Stories Volume 2 Writing from the Margin And Other Essays

10 thoughts on “The Narayanpur Incident

  1. says:

    Enid Blyton s Famous Five was a huge part of my childhood I ve read every book in that series and I loved the way the kids get together going on adventures and eventually solving mysteries Well, this book is even better than that Set in th

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    This book was originally published in 1998 I just got my hands on it and completed reading this within a few hours.The story is about ordinary citizens in a small town village called Narayanpur performing extraordinary things during the Quit Indi

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    I loved this book as a child It had a huge influence on me and the way I viewed the Indian freedom movement My grandfather was a freedom fighter His name was Major E Bhaskaran and he was Subhas Chandra Bose s secretary His stories of what happened in Bu

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    I was a big fan of Sashi Deshpande s books when I was a child and it was sheer nostalgia that made me pick this book up Not disappointed Particularly like the strong female protagonists

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    You can t quit reading this one Finished the book in one go For most of us freedom and freedom struggle mean getting away from the rules and restrictions imposed on us by family and society This book is about what freedom and freedom struggle meant to our grandparents It is

  7. says:

    As simple as it can get to Story of the residents of Narayanpur, a village in India, during the pre independence period Its a neat well written package of those tensed moments of British rule, emotional drama with not a pinch of overdose, innocence of its characters Rare piece of

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