A dry-fruit seller from Kabul with a heart of molten gold and a fist of iron. Escapades of naughty schoolboys travelling on a train with an unusual teacher. The decisive battle of skill and oratory between two poets in a king's court. The everydayjoys and sadness of a sick boy who sees the world through a half-open window of hope. A bemusing world of Cards/ based on rules and class divides. Morning and night/ life and death, poverty and riches, working girls and growing boys... everything touched Rabindranath Tagore's mind and heart/ and flowed into writing through his magical, unstoppable pen.
Tagore's genius has yet to be fathomed completely. His writings continue to stay fresh and crisp/ surprising us/ provoking us and moving us a hundred years after he won the Nobel Prize for Literature. Original and touching/ intense and unforgettable, the stories, plays and poems in this volume have been carefully selected and translated into a definitive and valuable collection of Tagore's masterpieces.