My Older Brother (Short Stories by Premchand) – S.U. Ramesh

A happy-go-lucky schoolboy chafes under the tutelage of his older and more studious brother.

A short story about finding the right balance between study and play, with tongue-in-cheek commentary on India’s education system in the early 1900s.

An English language translation of ‘Bade Bhai Sahab’ by Munshi Premchand, the celebrated author of Indian classics such as ‘Gaban’, ‘Godaan’, and ‘Nirmala’.