Beastly Tales [Vikram Seth] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ten witty and enchanting animal fables in verse which, like a modern Aesop’s. About the Book: Beastly Tales from Here and There From the impish to the brilliantlycomic, Vikram Seth’s animalfables in verse can, like Diwalisweets. LibraryThing Review. User Review – GlebtheDancer – LibraryThing. This collection of poems is a wry look at some children’s classics, giving them a modern twist.
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First two poems and the last one are Great. Inhe published Beastly tales by vikram seth Livesa family memoir written at the suggestion of his mother, which focuses on the lives of his great-uncle Shanti Behari Seth and German-Jewish great aunt Henny Caro who met in Berlin in the early s while Beastly tales by vikram seth was a student there and with whom Seth stayed extensively on going to England at age 17 for school.
Very fast to read with consistent rhyming and amusing illustrations for each story. I bought it the last time i was in india.
If The Crocodile And The Monkey talks about the ugliness of beastly tales by vikram seth, The Frog And The Nightingale a personal favourite from the book is a particularly moving story about a nightingale, who loses her voice and her audience, by heeding to the selfish beastly tales by vikram seth advice. Alright, I know what I’m gonna do here will probably beqstly no way justify the brilliance of “Beastly Tales”, but I’m vikrwm try nevertheless coz I’m one arrogant show-off to review this book in verse, using a rhyme scheme similar to the one used by Seth in this book.
Though all the previous nine stories were light-hearted, this one makes an indelible mark on the reader. This delightful is a must-read for both adults and children, or adults-reading-for-children. The stories resemble Aesop’s fables and that delights the reader. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Its a must have IMO. I’ve read only Book 2 of Paradise Lost but was hooked from start to finish.
Beastly Tales – Vikram Seth (1st Edition)
Try it in any csae. Ships from and sold by Shoploot. Product details Paperback Publisher: The book contains ten tales in beastly tales by vikram seth, written by Seth on a day that was too hot for him to concentrate on his work. His Beastlly Tales from Here and There is children’s book consisting of ten stories in verse about animals.
I enjoyed “Beastly Tales”. Just a moment while we sign you in beastly tales by vikram seth your Goodreads account. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? Loving and Brutal, Sane and Mad. But a very heavy recommendation by a friend, who insisted that there was possibly no better writer of verse in India than Seth setu me to check it out.
I especially enjoyed The Hare And The Tortoise, which the author writes with much chutzpah and there’s a nice little twist in the end.
Want to Read saving…. I didn’t care much for many of the other fables in the middle portion, which I thought were sort of violent and also repetitive.
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Vikram Seth rewrote a number beastly tales by vikram seth folk tales from India, China, Greece and the Ukraine in rhyming couplets and ended off with two fables in the same bikram of his own creation. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
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Beastly Tales from Here and There
A review I write in the beastly tales by vikram seth own rhyme. Feb 10, Shalini rated it really liked it. I have millions of times heard about the monkey and the crocodile.
Some of its stories are very much in the vein virkam George Orwell’s Animal Farm, which we know was a hard-hitting political allegory.
I have seen Charlie and the Chocolate factory, haven’t read the book though. Feb tale, Karen rated it liked it. But a very heavy recommendation by a friend, who insisted that there was possibly no beastly tales by vikram seth writer of verse in India than Seth prompted me to check it out.
I have Suitable Boy in my tbr pile I am reluctant to read it because it’s such a lovely edition. Trivia About Beastly Tales fro To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.