Audible Download Audio Books. One day, he sees a milkman coming toward him with exactly the kind of cow he wants, but he has to hold his h Describes the Life of a poor farmer Hori and his struggle to keep alive in the milieu of British Raj. The only thing I wish was that there were fewer secondary characters floating around the book. Jealous of Hori, his younger brother Heera poisoned the cow and ran away because of the fear of police action. Not as good as Munhi Premchand's short stories, but a terrific book neverthless.
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Because of the fear of the action from villagers Gobar also ran away to the town. In real life, they don't.
गोदान by Munshi Premchand
All in all a heavy read. The other part of this novel is the city, evidently Lucknow. The ending broke my heart!
It was first published in and is considered one of the greatest Hindi novels of modern Indian literature. It is hard to find someone even in English who can be compared to his writing skills. My hindi reading was very rusty when I started, but the book drew me in, and it is a compliment to it that I read it all, and I read it all with "gusto".
The loo here refers to the summer heat and not the toilet. These words might sound good in Hindi version but not pleasant in the anglicised version.
Godan ( गोदान )
I would love to read the original Hindi version of godan, not now, maybe after 10 years. Nandhu summary of the book. If like me, you want to read serious Hindi literature, you won't go wrong with this book.
Translators need to translate ideas, not words. Maybe they are simply a matter of bad translation, or maybe it is more.
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Not Enabled Screen Reader: Maybe something was lost in translation. It's a pity, no native speaker of English did. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. He is one of the most celebrated writers of the Indian subcontinent,and is regarded as one of the foremost Hindustani writers of the early twentieth century.
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Enabled Average Customer Review: The dichotomy between the world of the novel and the cultural import of the language creates an awkwardness when the reader creates mental impressions of the story in the reading experience. It is also the defeat of the tiny hope that things get better at the end.
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It's been such a long time since an old friend of mine suggested this book to me. Not only it showcases the farmer's poor condition which ironically is "evergreen"albeit the troubles and mentality of the rich and elite class too.
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There are, of course, Hori's own relatives and fellow villagers: The isolation of the upper class from the suffering of the lower ones does not mean that they have it easy either. It only redoubles the mystification. Gurjar Devi Lal Lulu. It has a different meaning to each character.