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Gaban : the stolen jewels

Author: Premacanda
Publisher: Delhi ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Gaban', first published in 1931, five years before Premchand's death, gives us a fascinating glimpse of north Indian society, and especially of the author's own Kayasth community. This is a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Premacanda
ISBN: 0195662636 9780195662634
OCLC Number: 50055171
Language Note: Translated from the Hindi.
Notes: Originally published: 2000.
Description: 324 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Premcand ; translated by Christopher R. King.

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