The Dog of Tithwal Summary
Saadat Hasan Manto

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The Dog of Tithwal Summary

The inspiration for Saadat Hasan Manto's "The Dog of Tithwal," first published in English in a 1987 collection of Manto's stories titled Kingdom's End and Other Stories, translated by Khalid Hasan, was the partition of India in 1947. The partition split India into Muslim Pakistan and secular (but Hindu-dominated and Hindu-ruled) India, resulting in violent upheaval. When the national boundaries were redrawn, India cut through the center of Pakistan, which was, therefore, itself a nation...

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