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The Coffee house of Surat

by Leo Tolstoy

It is set in the Indian city of Surat, which was a major port and commercial center during the colonial period. The story centers on a group of travelers who meet at a coffee house in Surat and discuss their experiences and observations of the city. The story is known for its depiction of the cultural and societal differences between the Western travelers and the local Indian population, and for its commentary on the effects of colonialism and imperialism on the people of India.

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Language

English

Original Language

Russian

Published In

1893

Author

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Born to an aristocratic Russian family in 1828, Tolstoy is best known for the novels War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1878),often cited as pinnacles of realist fiction. He first achieved litera...

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