The Mistake and Other Stories

The Mistake and Other Stories Short stories from a master of Indian fictionEither write something worth reading or do something worth writing Benjamin Franklin The ebook The Mistake and Other Stories It is a collection of stori

  • Title: The Mistake and Other Stories
  • Author: Bhabendra Nath Saikia(ড˚ ভবেন্দ্ৰ নাথ শইকীয়া)
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  • Page: 286
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Short stories from a master of Indian fictionEither write something worth reading or do something worth writing Benjamin Franklin The ebook The Mistake and Other Stories It is a collection of 10 stories by Dr Bhabendra Nath Saikia Rarely does an author come by, whose pen speaks a regional tongue, but his language remains universal Not very often does one read a pieceShort stories from a master of Indian fictionEither write something worth reading or do something worth writing Benjamin Franklin The ebook The Mistake and Other Stories It is a collection of 10 stories by Dr Bhabendra Nath Saikia Rarely does an author come by, whose pen speaks a regional tongue, but his language remains universal Not very often does one read a piece of literature set in a distant, far flung land amidst people who barely make it to the lower rungs of the society which tugs at your heart for the pervasive human emotions it touches It is Dr Bhabendra Nath Saikia s keen sense of observation and his ability to raise the mundane to the extraordinary that pull his characters from the rural setting of his stories and set them on the universal stage Their sorrows are easily recognizable and the dreams they dream are as much their own as are they of the common man Simple human emotions, sometimes fleeting, sometimes overpowering, all are captured within the small frameworks of Dr Saikia s brilliant short stories About Dr Bhabendra Nath SaikiaAn author becomes extravagant when he portrays his soul in the exquisite flow of the ink He exhibits the emotions and feelings of life so easily that we as readers flow away with their thoughts One such prolific writer rather an author who holds your hand in the ocean of thoughts and emotions is late Dr Bhabendra Nath Saikia.Dr Saikia was adept at understanding the human mind and its complexities The characters in his works live through the same hopes and dreams that the common man in the society faces in the struggle for his daily existence they are haunted by the same nightmares and soothed by the dreams that are real in life and the values and morals that serve as the guiding light for the characters in his works are the same that guide us in life and stand as challenges when we are at moral crossroads in the journey of life.He was a novelist, playwright, short story writer, film director all rolled into one His films portray the life of the common man, as do his literary works Dr Saikia was awarded the one of the highest civilian awards of India, the Padma Shri, in 2001 The Sahitya Akademi award was presented to Dr Saikia in 1976 for his short story collection Srinkhal This award is a literary honor in India, and it is conferred by the Sahitya Akademi, India s National Academy of Letters A rare glimpse of Assamese society, portrayed with deep understanding and love by a master craftsman The story line and character presentation in his books are so enchanting and infused with passion that the readers can hardly take their eyes off it Deeply insightful, immensely enjoyable, and dipped in the rich cultural heritage and traditions of Assam, Dr Saikia s works are as universal as they are local His stories and novels appeal to the modern reader, for his insight into the universal dilemma that life is Dr Bhabendra Nath Saikia can appeal as much to a reader in a village in India as he can appeal to someone in a village in UK or US Intuitive, perceptive, observant, sensitive the adjectives would flow if one started describing the genius called Bhabendra Nath Saikia

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