The Skeleton by Amrita Pritam

Pinjar (Punjabi: ਪਿੰਜਰ, Urdu: پنجر‎, Hindi: पिंजर, English/Translation: The Skeleton) is a 1950 Punjabi novel written by noted poet and novelist Amrita Pritam. It is the story of a Hindu girl, Puro, abducted by a Muslim man, Rashid whose parents refuse to recover the defiled girl when she manages a run to her parents from Rashid's home. Pinjar is believed to be the best literature written with backdrop of Partition of India. - Wikipedia

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The 1811th greatest fiction book of all time


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  1. - The Bigger Read List (English PEN)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
The Skeleton and Other Writings Paperback 7091610 $19.79 $45.62 2005
Pinjar: The skeleton and Other stories Kindle Edition 1099294 $7.99 2014
Pinjar: The Skeleton and Other Stories Paperback 1316914 $9.99 $0.75 2009
Skeleton and that Man Paperback 6802539 $72.46 $21.99 1992