Life and Political Reality is collection of two novellas viz Life and Political reality and Abu Ibrahim's Death by Bangladeshi writer Shahidul Zahir. The novellas have been in translated from Bengali into English by V Ramaswamy and Shahroza Nahrin. Life and Political reality is a heart touching story that show what life really is and how it's starkly different from political reality while Abu Ibrahim's death is about a idealistic person who's unsatisifed by the way how his life has turned out to be and what happens to him before his life is brutally cut short.