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The Last Salute

The Last Salute

(Penguin Petit)

Saadat Hasan Manto
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Rub Nawaz’s and Ram Singh’s families have been neighbours and friends since their grandfathers’ time. Both Nawaz and Singh, born a few days apart from each other, went to the same school, signed up for the army together, even fought alongside each other during the Great War. But in a strange turn of events, they now find themselves part of two different armies that are fighting each other for Kashmir.

Read on, as Manto looks at the aftermath of Partition in his inimitable style, replete with humour while cleverly making a point.

Imprint: Penguin

Published: Aug/2017

Length : 10 Pages

MRP : ₹15.00

The Last Salute

(Penguin Petit)

Saadat Hasan Manto

Rub Nawaz’s and Ram Singh’s families have been neighbours and friends since their grandfathers’ time. Both Nawaz and Singh, born a few days apart from each other, went to the same school, signed up for the army together, even fought alongside each other during the Great War. But in a strange turn of events, they now find themselves part of two different armies that are fighting each other for Kashmir.

Read on, as Manto looks at the aftermath of Partition in his inimitable style, replete with humour while cleverly making a point.

Select Preferred Format

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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