The Best of G. A. Kulkarni
G. A. Kulkarni occupies a pinnacle that is unique to him among Marathi short story writers. For over fifty years he has continued to fascinate readers, critics and fellow-authors, and his magic shows no signs of waning.
Eminent critics have classed GA with world figures like Hemingway, Maupassant, and Chekhov, and expressed a keenly-felt need for his timeless writing to be translated and brought to wider audiences.
This compilation of four of GA’s best-known stories rendered in English will fulfil that need at least partially. In it the reader will find the rich imagery that is a hallmark of GA’s style, a vast panorama of settings, situations and characters; adventure; mystery; dauntless quest for truth and, underpinning it all, profound insights about life, choice and Fate.
Each of these gripping tales is by itself a tour de force, and an odyssey in which the reader joins the protagonists in their exploration of self