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Stories From East & West

Stories From East & West

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Published by Frank Brothers & Co. Publishers Ltd .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9080237M
ISBN 108171704158
ISBN 109788171704156

1 day ago  The story leaked just as the president signed the controversial Muslim travel ban, making the choice of movie – about a fish separated from her parents who's detained by authorities while trying. Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall by Anna Funder. Winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize (formerly the Samuel Johnson Prize), Stasiland is the true story of life under Stasi observation. Funder is actually Australian but worked in Berlin during the mids, when she began to appeal for stories from the former East side of the city.

solidified. As the Book of Changes says, "Great is the Positive; far−reaching is the Negative! All things are endowed and born in accordance with Heaven." This was when the earth began to congeal. After 5, more years came the height of Phase II, when the heavy and impure solidified, and water, fire, mountains, stone, and Earth came into being. You will love this book. I cannot recommend it highly enough.” —Ellen Gilchrist, author of A Dangerous Age “There is a kind of magic at work in East of the West, a beautiful alchemy that combines wisdom and imagery, soul and story, to render, finally, the pure gold of these tales. Miroslav Penkov is an extraordinary writer.

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Containing nine short stories (three from 'East', three from 'West' and three from 'East, West'), this is a book which deals with everything from immigration and religious fanaticism, to the identity of Shakespeare's Yorick, and Neil Sedaka songs; with the results ranging from sublime, to decent.

The 'East' stories are of a more straightforward /5(47). The book divided into three parts - East, West and East, West were absolutely delightful East, West is a compilation of short stories written by renowned author - Salman Rushdie.

This is my first book by him/5. East of the West is a collection of short stories by a Bulgarian writer, now settled in the US.

Penkov narrates stories that are rich in the culture and history of Bulgaria. These stories explore the lives of different characters, from staunch communists to American-Bulgarians, from unfulfilled lovers to failures clinging on to life/5.

Journey to the West (Chinese: 西遊記; pinyin: Xī Yóu Jì) is a Chinese novel published in the 16th century during the Ming dynasty and attributed to Wu Cheng' is one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese has been described as arguably the most popular literary work in East Asia.

Arthur Waley's popular abridged translation, Monkey, is well known in English Author: Wu Cheng'en. East West Street is a book that changes the way we look at the world, Their stories culminate in this book with the war crimes tribunal in Nuremberg in The book is broken down into 10 sections.

Each section is subdivided into smaller chapters. Each smaller chapter is very short. This is a book of short stories in three sections: East, West, and East, West. Book One: East. Good Advice is Rarer than Rubies. In this story, a young woman enters the Indian consulate because she is supposed to be married off to a suitor from England, but she doesn't want to go, so she intentionally sabotages the interview and "loses the.

The book captures the reality of life behind the wall, as people work to survive under the oppressive system with no end in sight. The story is told from the standpoint of an anonymous narrator who is able to cross back and forth between East and West.

Learn more about the book club here. Below, read a review of the book from the New York Times Book Review. EXIT WEST By Mohsin Hamid pp.

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There are some remains of old dresses and pots and some books of old origin and that seem all. Anyhow, the museum is a favourite place. The fort narrates the story of a long occupation by men.

The remains of the Sikh and British occupation reveal how futile. That's the question Mohsin Hamid poses in his haunting new book, Exit West. The fourth novel from the Pakistani-born author is at once a love story, a fable, and a chilling reflection on what it. East West Street is an exceptional memoir.

Along the way, it underscores that it was Jewish lawyers, men with direct experience of persecution, who laid. East, west: stories.

[Salman Rushdie] -- Nine short stories reveal the vast distance and intimacy that exist between East and West, as well as the complex misunderstandings that both bind and separate them.

Electronic books Short stories Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Rushdie, Salman. East, west. New York: Vintage. A brilliant collection of short stories from the Booker prize winning author. In these nine stories Salman Rushdie looks at what happens when East meets West, at the forces that pull his characters first in one direction, then the other.

This is a collection of stories split into 3 sections, East, West, and East West. The stories are written in a variety of styles, one is an alternative version of Hamlet, packed with puns and wit, while some of the other stories are more serious, and convey a moral message/5(6).

Salman Rushdie's short story collection East, West consciously presents the cultural disparities between Eastern and Western cultures. The conflicts in the "East" stories arise from modern concerns. The report was published just two years after construction began on the Berlin Wall, and many of the stories revolve around the rise of this new, tangible division between the city's East and West.

Nine stories, six of which have been previously published, that successfully explore the tensions and confusions that so often muddle relations between East and West.

Divided into three groups, the stories are a reminder that Rushdie (Haroun and the Sea of Stories,etc.), the accomplished postmodern fabulist, is also a splendid realist storyteller who describes the human heart with clear.Established inKnow ThySelf East West Bookshop is a resource center for conscious living, offering you a wide selection of books, products and programs representing spiritual traditions and new insights into mind, body and spirit from around the worldmore.Explore the spirit within with our selection of products for Meditation, Health, and Joyful Discovery!