The Hungry Stones and Other Stories

 

THE HUNGRY STONES

 

 
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THE

HUNGRY STONES

AND OTHER STORIES

 

BY

Sir RABINDRANATH TAGORE

AUTHOR OF "SADHANA" "THE GARDENER," "GITANJALI,"
"THE CRESCENT MOON"

 

TRANSLATED FROM THE ORIGINAL BENGALI
BY VARIOUS WRITERS

 

New York

THE MACMILLIAN COMPANY
1916

All rights reserved

 

Copyright, 1916,

By THE MACMILLAN COMPANY


Set up and electrotyped. Published, October, 1916.

 

PREFACE

The stories contained in this volume were translated by several hands. The version of The Victory is the author's own work. The seven stories which follow it were translated by Mr. C. F. Andrews, with the author's help. Assistance has also been given by the Rev. E. J. Thompson, Panna Lal Basu, Prabhat Kumar Mukerji, and the Sister Nivedita.

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THE HUNGRY STONES
AND OTHER STORIES

 

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