Popular hindi books by famous authors 2015
Read classic works of Hindi literature from the popular authors including Premchand, Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Ramdhari Singh Dinkar. The writings are truly modern in style and revolutionary in tone.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Popular Hindi Books by Famous Authors 2015
As Hindi is the official language of India, the nation has given birth to several
authors who are considered as the pioneers of Hindi literature. Their writings
have found to be contemporary and revolutionary in reading. They have
written books which are considered as classics till today. Though, many people
do not follow literary works closely in native Indian languages, it is important
for every book lover or a writing pro to go through these works of Hindi
language to explore their style and taste as well as knowledge of the dialect.
The list of popular Hindi books online goes on below.
Godaan by Premchand
It is a novel written by Munshi Premchand and was also released in English
under the name of The Gift of a Cow. Considered as a modern Indian literature
epic, the story of this book revolves around the socio-economically deprived
section of the society that faces exploitation at the hands of the village
community. It is about a strong desire of a poor peasant to have a cow and the
related situations that ensue.
Madhubala by Harivansh Rai Bachchan
This edition is unique as it is a highly metaphorical work containing 135 verses
including four lines each. The book is known to have philosophical undertones
and Sufi incantations. This work is a cornerstone in neo-romanticism wave that
swept Hindi literature. A striking thing about this work is that every verse ends
with the word Madhubala itself. The poet delves deep into the complexities of
life through four things that hold importance for him namely wine, its server, a
cup or glass to serve and bar where it is offered.
Tamas by Bhisham Sahni
This tale is all about how a malicious mischief monger convinces an
unsuspecting skinner to kill a pig and uses the carcass to hurt Muslim
sentiments to trigger Hindu-Muslim riots on a large scale. Dealing with the
theme of partition, Tamas, meaning evil, refers to the grotesque atmosphere
during 1947. Its plot comes off like a storm to destroy everything that comes
its way. A symbol of stark reality, the writing weaves emotions of fear, anger,
hatred, enthusiasm, pity, love and anxiety around the communal tensions.
Kurukshetra by Ramdhari Singh Dinkar
It is an epic that provides ideas and thoughts on war and making peace. The
poem reveals the heroic side of India in oblivion. This Hindi novel known for its
depth of imagination, vision and thought turns out to be a modern classic.
Vaishali Ki Nagarvadhu by Acharya Chatursen
The tale goes back to fifth century B.C. in India when the picture was painted
with fine strokes of fantasy, history, politics, love, war and culture through
multiple characters who interlink stories in an enchanting web. It opens with
the saga of Ambapali who is a courtesan of Vaishali. Though, the book keeps
on shifting its focus to sub-stories of political and social importance but
Ambapali remains the leitmotif. You will be intrigued till the end as the author
has kept a mystery for others to figure out in the end.
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