Askari Rashid, Nineteen Seventy One: Short Stories

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Nineteen Seventy One in many respects reminds war related atrocities in Bangladesh and thereby underscores the need for leading a life of peaceful coexistence. Set in rural and urban Bangladesh, Rashid Askari’s narration of 12 fictitious stories touch emotions of the reader. Sharp and minute detailed description of human behaviour, and pictorial presentation of events and settings in his carefully chosen words demonstrate Rashid Askari’s mastery in story writing/telling. These stories help to raise awareness of the social conditions and the impact of atrocities and war on people.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)357-359
Number of pages2
JournalThe International Journal of Community and Social Development
Issue number4
Early online date01 Dec 2019
Publication statusPublished - 28 Dec 2019


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