Snake and Other Stories

Premendra Mitra, Pritish Nandy

Out of Print


168pp. 1990

ISBN : 9788170460770

Rs  150.00 (PB)
$9.95 (PB)
£7.95 (PB)

This representative collection of short fiction by Premendra Mitra, one of the most important names in modern Bengali literature, unfolds a world which is chilling in its bleakness, yet leavened with humour and compassion: a world populated by members of a degenerated and impoverished aristocracy, petty criminals and clerks, and the bittered, frustrated middle classes. Though set in India of the recent past, Snake and Other Stories presents a series of powerfully contemporary portraits of human beings under stress

Pritish Nandy

Premendra Mitra