Hori had a great desire to have a milched cow tied to her tether in order to bring up her and wash all his worldly sins. By the grace of God he found one but due. Editorial Reviews. Review. ” no Indian should miss this novel, which Premchand wrote with GODAN – Kindle edition by Munshi Premchand. Download it once.

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Read more Read less. Hori is shown as a typical poor peasant who is the victim of circumstances and possess all the deficiencies of common man but despite all this, he stands by his honesty, duties and judgement when time requires.

Every peep was reminiscent of that hinge that had been throbbing in pain; had lost all, and was yet clinging to the door in the hope that its pain would subside some day, one day It is one of the finest book ever written in Hindi literature. I just want to say that I was totally in love with every nook and corner of his writing. Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: In real life, they don’t. Premchand believed that social realism was the way for Hindi literature, as opposed to the “feminine quality”, tenderness and emotion of the contemporary Bengali literature.

Godan’s protagonist Hori is a vivacious personality.

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In his last days, he focused on village life as a stage for complex drama, as seen in his most famous work Godan as well as the short-story collection Kafan Gobardhan’s story takes up a good chunk of the book, and munsgi the difference between city and village life.


Nevertheless, with farmers marching on to Delhi currently, this is a very apt time to be reading about the life of peasants and their hardships. Similarly, Dhania insists on paying a dowry for their daughter’s wedding, even when it was not required.

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It is also the stories of his neighbours, employers, priests, and other people surrounding him. This book is also about gender differences, urban life, moneylenders, women, caste system, love, family, envy, the hold society has on our lives and much much more.

Showing of 4 reviews. Lotaful is actually a glass full. Needless to say, I just loved this novel and can read it again gldan again without getting bored.

The plethora of characters in Godaan, the village-city conflict depicted, the zamindari system portrayed all add up to this book being one of the magnum opus ever to grace Indian readers. He is not your everyday innocent villager, most of the novels portray, but a worldly wise man, who does not hesitate from making false prejchand to Bhola and sood-khor mahajans, and yet is God fearing enough to give up his claim on the crop, to escape the wrath of a Brahmin.

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Express more gratitude towards Life. The stories premchxnd the main character Hori, a serf, and his family, are superbly written. They are so constrained with vapid concepts of prestige and honour that they squander money on irrelevant things instead of paying back debts or using money in a way that would bring them out of the vicious cycle.


Munhi is a story of a poor family who is minshi poverty. More often than not, it becomes a hiccup in his smooth, tension free life. The isolation of the upper class from the suffering of the lower ones does not mean that they have it easy either. Not when one was alive, not on one’s death. But she died soon enough, and he kept dreaming of buying another one.

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You can only turn into a die-hard fan of Premchand Ji. There are also many secondary characters, whose stories are covered, adding to the portrait of village life.

The dichotomy between the world of the novel and the cultural import of the language creates an awkwardness when the godsn creates mental impressions of the story in the reading experience.

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Some Hindi novels do feel weak when read in English. Product description Review ” November 2, at Godan Hindi Kindle Edition. Bazaar-e-Husn Nirmala Karmabhoomi Godaan Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. They are what you might expect to see in a Hindi film belonging to the decades of 70s and 80s. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

I must put in a word of praise for the translation by Gordon C.