Prime Winter Evenings By Navtej Sarna –

Winter Evenings Two men stuck in a small mountain town develop an unlikely and unspoken friendship; a punctilious bureaucrat becomes briefly reckless at the end of his career; a highclass prostitute on vacation reads ‘The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock’ to a man recovering from the end of a long affair; the ghosts of Partition return into destroy the equilibrium of a tough Sikh matriarch; an ageing widow finds freedom and peace in poetry In clean, understated prose Navtej Sarna’s stories take us through the landscapes of Moscow, Geneva, Shimla, Paris, Delhi and Bombay, where everyday people find or lose their way in life quietly, almost by accident Marked by rare sensitivity and compassion, this collection by the acclaimed author of The Exile and We Weren’t Lovers Like That is a poignant ode to the human spirit

About the Author: Navtej Sarna

Navtej Sarna is an Indian author columnist, and diplomat, who is the present Indian Ambassador to Israel.He was born in Jalandhar, India to noted writer in Punjabi, Mohinder Singh Sarna, and passed out of the 1980 Class of Indian Foreign Service Before holding this post, he was Joint Secretary for external publicity at the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) , since October 2002, and holds the dis

10 thoughts on “Winter Evenings

  1. Aashna Gill Aashna Gill says:

    Below I have written a book summary in exactly the same format we had to follow during school time.
    Title of Book: Winter Evenings
    Author: Navtej Sarna
    Having completed the reading and study of the above book on December 19, 2012 , I would like to make the following notes as a record:
    It is a story concerning: It is a collection of stories.
    The book des

  2. Kunal Kunal says:


  3. Shelani Shelani says:

    It was a good read. Liked the writers style of discovering beauty in things which go unnoticed. Beautiful descriptions which brought back memories of all my hill station visits. Would like to read a full story from the same writer.

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