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    The Old Man and Death

    Author: Leo Tolstoy

    The translation of world literature to Baluchi language is very limited. The translation of “The Old Man and Death ”  by Leo Tolstoy, is an attempt by Karim Baluch to introduce popular stories originally in a foreign language to the Baluchi readers.

    An old man cut some wood, which he carried away. He had to carry it far.

    He grew tired, so he put down his bundle, and said: “Oh, if death would only come!”

    Death came, and said: “Here I am, what do you want?”

    The old man was frightened, and said: “Lift up my bundle!