INDIAN FAIRY TALES - Anand, 1966 - MYTHS MYTHOLOGY FOLKLORE INDIA FAIRYTALES
Book Details + Condition: G.R. Bhatkal for Kutub - Popular (Bombay, India). Second Edition, 1966. Hardcover. 104 pages, with numerous woodcut illustrations by P.S. Gorey. A collection of fairytales that are retold from the memories of Mulk Raj Anand's childhood. Contents include: How the World Began; Radha and Krishna; The Sun, the Moon, the Wind, and the Sky and The Brahmin, the Tiger, and the Jackal. Mulk Raj Anand (1905-2004) was a pioneer of Indo-Anglian fiction, recognized for his depictions of the lives of the poorer casted in Indian society. He was one of the first India-based writers to gain an international readership. Firm binding; rubbed corners and edges; light wear to boards, with areas of old staining to the paper covering (which does not bleed to interior); interior is clean and free of markings.