The Hungry Stones pervades a mysterious romantic atmosphere that becomes a subject of extra sensual feeling – a sixth sense. the hungry stones My kinsman and myself were returning to Calcutta from our Puja trip when we met the man in a train. As I was reading through this I wondered why most of Tagore's stories are so sad and depressing(but not in an unlikable way) .Happy ending or cheerful plotllines were rare … "Hungry Stones" (Bengali: Kshudhita Pashan or Khudito Pashan) is a Bengali short story written by Rabindranath Tagore in 1895. From his dress and bearing we took him at first for an up-country Mahomedan, but we were puzzled as we heard him talk. Hungry Stones - Rabindranath Tagore Reviews Hungry Stones. 1460 Words 6 Pages. The Hungry Stones Rabindranath Tagore Summary plot: ghost story; frame story Setting: India Main Characters: Narrator, Srijut, Meher Ali, Karem Khan It is a story about a man that lived in a palace and was drawn, physically and mentally, towards it. Show More. Hungry stones by Rabindranath Tagore is the compilation of stories with a varied tune and diverse mood that aids the reader to gain a rather deep insight into the haze of the mind of men. Except maybe that, I didn't exactly like it. Feb 22, 2017 03:21 PM Read. The story is about a tax collector, Srijut, who is sent to a small town and stays at a former palace which is believed to be haunted. The Hungry Stones and Other Stories by Rabindranath Tagore is recently republished book by Niyogi Books. Un-Traditional Narration In the nineteenth-century, traditional narratives were the epitome of the literal world. Not one of those who lived there for three consecutive nights could escape these cruel jaws, … Of course, it's a Tagore book so there's not much I can say about it. It is a book filled with 13 short stories, all bordering around society and family. The man who tells a story to our initial narrator in "The Hungry Stones" is a former government functionary seduced into a life of lusty hallucinations by a haunted temple. He's supposed to represent the modern Indian man, the contemporary subject of the British colonial empire, who can't resist the pull of Indian antiquity. Un-Traditional Narration In The Hungry Stones By Rabindranath Tagore. A hunger stone (German: Hungerstein) is a type of hydrological landmark common in Central Europe. Rabinndranath(18671941) and his manysided achievements are - - incredible. The mental wanderings, passion, anger, emotion and indeed that spiritual aspiration gain a diction in this remarkable collection - The Hungry stones". 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