The Portrait of a Lady by Khushwant Singh traces the phases of a boy’s relationship with his grandmother while growing up. At first there is an inter- dependency. THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY. 3. 1. The Portrait of a Lady. Khushwant Singh. Notice these expressions in the text. Infer their meaning from the context. Portrait of a Lady: Collected Stories [Khushwant Singh] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When the red lilies bloom on the waterlogged.

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However it is clear to the reader that the narrator will never forget his grandmother. Return to Book Page. In many ways not only is the grandmother there for the narrator but she has dedicated her life to him when she has needed to. Paperbackpages. Nov 01, Sandeep Satish rated it it was amazing. Books by Khushwant Singh. The grandmother at all times when needed is there for the narrator. It is also clear to the reader that ladt narrator respects his grandmother.

Must read khushwat all who want to have a good dose of laughter. Debdip Chakraborty rated it liked it Nov 19, Singh’s weekly column, “With Malice towards One and All”, carried by several Indian newspapers, was among the most widely-read columns in the country. Feb 16, Niharika Jadav rated it liked it.

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Simply become a fan oh his writings. Good short stories touching various aspects of indian society with unexpected endings: If one is a KS fan, this is a must read. In order to post comments, please make sure JavaScript and Cookies are enabled, and reload the page. Puja November 13, 3: Without a doubt this is the most exhaustive collection of Khushwant Singh’s if stories. This book is an absolute treat for all Indian short fiction admirers.

She thinks of others including animals before she thinks about herself.

After a long long time I read Khuswant Singh It might also be significant that the grandmother has a connection with both the village dogs and the sparrows she feeds. Please do read it, leaves you feeling light and happy, like you have had a nice meal He is grateful to her for everything she ladh done for him and knows that she has made him into the man that he is today.

The Portrait of a Lady

Very interesting stories Brilliant writer, has a vast knowledge of different kbushwant of distinguish races. This one will leave quite an impact on you. Devorica rated it liked it Nov 09, Instead the narrator views his grandmother as always being old.

This too may be important as it not only suggests a strong bond between the narrator and his grandmother but also the fact that they have a strong connection with one another. Lists with This Book.


To view it, click here. It is also noticeable that the grandmother is dedicated to God.

Uggggghhhhhhh, can’t review this one too! Ayush Tiwari rated it really liked it Mar 22, Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. In The Portrait of a Lady by Khushwant Singh we have the theme of innocence, friendship, love, connection, kindness, selflessness, respect and acceptance.

The Portrait of a Lady by Khushwant Singh

If anything it is possible that the narrator is left not with sadness but with memories of happiness of the times he spent with his grandmother.

It’s a poignant portrayal of how traditional values of our country are silently being displaced by urbanisation and modern life. Sep 12, Glenna Barlow rated it really liked it. Where many may wish to be idle or do nothing in their old age this is not the case when it comes to the grandmother. Facebook Twitter Email Print. Jun 18, Soumendu added it. It is very touching and thought provoking. Notify me of follow-up comments s e-mail. Aditi Mitra rated it really liked it Jul 21, Refresh and try again.

Mar 20, Aravindh Kumar rated it it was amazing.