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eBook ACROSS THE BLACK WATERS ePub

by MULK RAJ ANAND

  • ISBN: 8122202586
  • Category: Humanities
  • Subcategory: Other
  • Author: MULK RAJ ANAND
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: ORIENT PAPERBACKS; 1 edition (January 15, 2008)
  • Pages: 264
  • ePub book: 1962 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1810 kb
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  • Rating: 4.8
  • Votes: 131

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Ships from and sold by riviera america. Across the Black Waters is probably Anand's best novel since Untouchable, for it exactly communicates the claustrophobic tension of men in the front line, the imminence of death, and the pervading sense of inevitability which is the source of Anand's anger, and at the same time, is at the root of so much Indian fiction.

Across the Black Waters is an English novel by the Indian writer Mulk Raj Anand first published in 1939

Across the Black Waters is an English novel by the Indian writer Mulk Raj Anand first published in 1939. It describes the experience of Lalu, a sepoy in the Indian Army fighting on behalf of Britain against the Germans in France during World War I. He is portrayed by the author as an innocent peasant whose poor family was evicted from their land and who only vaguely understands what the war is about. The book has been described as Anand's best work since the Untouchable.

Mulk Raj Anand (12 December 1905 – 28 September 2004) was an Indian writer in English, notable for his depiction of the lives of the poorer castes in traditional Indian society

Mulk Raj Anand (12 December 1905 – 28 September 2004) was an Indian writer in English, notable for his depiction of the lives of the poorer castes in traditional Indian society. One of the pioneers of Indo-Anglian fiction, he, together with R. K. Narayan, Ahmad Ali and Raja Rao, was one of the first India-based writers in English to gain an International readership.

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Across the Black Waters begins in the autumn of 1914, when Lalu reaches Marseilles with his regiment. What Mulk Raj Anand does not mention is that after this Indian soldiers were removed from the front line in France, though they continued to fight in Palestine and in other non-European battle zones. The story is told in an episodic way, short sections describing moments or incidents.

Across the Black Waters is probably Anand's best novel since Untouchable, for it exactly communicates the claustrophobic tension of men in the front line, the imminence of death, and the pervading sense of inevitability which is the source of Anand's anger, and at the same time, is at the root of so much Indian fiction.

Across the Black Waters (Paperback). The Penguin Book of First World War Stories.

It required a Mulk Raj Anand to chronicle the ordinary soldier’s extraordinary fortitude while facing heavy odds in strange environs. Pain and anger are evident throughout the narrative. However, the novel is remarkable for its sensitive handling of the characters who come from humble backgrounds. This is probably because the author himself is the son of a subedar in the Dogra Regiment. The tension and unpredictability of war is borne with resolution by the sepoys. The front is live with the exchange of gunfire and invectives, and the ground is littered with bodies of the dead and the dying

Across the Black Waters is Mulk Raj Anand's most important novel except his earlier 'Untouchable'.

Across the Black Waters is Mulk Raj Anand's most important novel except his earlier 'Untouchable'. That book, by Vedica Kant, is a brief history - with lots of photographs - of the Indian soldiers who lived and died in World War I. I had said then, that it is a book that is well worth reading because it chronicles the history of these little known soldiers. Mulk Raj Anand's book is also based on the events of World War I, and it follows the lives of a fictional battalion as they cross the "Black Waters" into France.

Across the Black Waters is an English novel by the Indian writer Mulk Raj Anand first published in 1939 In Lalu's tragedy lied the tragedy of the Indian village and Anand dramatizes a poignant truth: t. .

Across the Black Waters is an English novel by the Indian writer Mulk Raj Anand first published in 1939 In Lalu's tragedy lied the tragedy of the Indian village and Anand dramatizes a poignant truth: to disposses any one of land is to deny him an identity. The book is part of a trilogy (along with The Village and The Sword and the Sickle) that chronicles the life of Lalu as he struggles to rise from the bottom of Indian society.

Across the black waters is widely regarded as outstanding among the earlier novels of mulk raj it has been translated in 11 european languages, with the british council adapting this war-time novel overlooking the claims of classics like all quiet on the western front , into a play to mark the 80th anniversary of the end of world war i, anand has finally got the recognition that has eluded this novel