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Green Sandals

Green Sandals

Saadat Hasan Manto
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Overview

I don’t think I can put up with you any more. Please divorce me.’

With this begins yet another argument between a woman and her husband. As is the case with most disputes, it starts off with one thing but soon ends up focusing on something entirely different.

One can always make out the relationship two people share from the arguments they have. As a fly on the wall, observing this heated exchange between a man and his wife is as fascinating as it is revealing.

A story told entirely through dialogue, Green Sandals has Manto’s genius shining through every insult—and affectation—that the couple throws at one another. Read on.

Imprint: Penguin

Published: Jan/2018

Length : 15 Pages

Green Sandals

Saadat Hasan Manto
Overview

I don’t think I can put up with you any more. Please divorce me.’

With this begins yet another argument between a woman and her husband. As is the case with most disputes, it starts off with one thing but soon ends up focusing on something entirely different.

One can always make out the relationship two people share from the arguments they have. As a fly on the wall, observing this heated exchange between a man and his wife is as fascinating as it is revealing.

A story told entirely through dialogue, Green Sandals has Manto’s genius shining through every insult—and affectation—that the couple throws at one another. Read on.

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Saadat Hasan Manto

SAADAT HASAN MANTO is the most widely read and controversial short story writer in Urdu. A pre-eminent practitioner of the genre, he produced twenty-two collections
of short stories.


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