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Devdas and Other Stories

3.79  ·  Rating Details ·  34 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Paperback, 208 pages
Published January 1st 1996 by Roli Books
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Feb 05, 2016 Dr.J.G. rated it really liked it
A decent young man and a caring, but self respecting, young woman - and a feudal society where he has no means of supporting her if his family would not have it and so lacks courage to elope with the woman he loves, so he does the decent thing and instead tells her he never saw her as a lover, a mistake he repents forever while throwing away his life. Wealth comes but is too late, and is of little use when love is lost.
(Wednesday, August 27, 2008.)


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Jun 02, 2016 Pratiti rated it liked it
I was initially very unimpressed with the selections in this book, particularly because Sarat Chandra is so very famous amongst Bengalis. Devdas was especially frustrating, because the relationship didn't make much sense (but it is still held up as a beautiful love story throughout the subcontinent). A couple of the stories (Mahesh, for instance) were good, but it was fairly meh overall.
But talking to my parents, they've told me that Sarat Chandra is not famous for being a particularly good writ
Sulava Singha
The stories are undoubtedly nice but my rating goes to the traslation. The translation is just not as what expected ! being a bong have heard about all these stories from my childhood but unfortunately can't read bangla hence chosen this book randomly for reading the stories written by Sharad Chandra chatterji . most of us knows about Devdas however Shrikanta is also awesome must read that novel but the longer version not the shorter one. unfortunately the author couldn't able to translate it ni ...more
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Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay (also spelt Saratchandra) (Bengali: শরৎচনদর চটটোপাধযায) was a legendary Bengali novelist from India. He was one of the most popular Bengali novelists of the early 20th century.

His childhood and youth were spent in dire poverty as his father,
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