Short stories from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

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Published by Harrap in London .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Bangladesh,
  • Pakistan,
  • India

Subjects:

  • Short stories, Indic -- Translations into English.,
  • Bangladesh -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.,
  • Pakistan -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.,
  • India -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

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Book details

Statement[compiled by] Ranjana Ash.
ContributionsAsh, Ranjana.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPK5461 .S49 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination147 p. :
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3264662M
ISBN 100245535713
LC Control Number83185531

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