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Bandyopadhaya (1894-1950), the most important fiction writer in Bengali Literature, after Tagore and Sarat Chandra, wrote innumerable tales and short stories. The selection of stories in the present volume are some of the finest examples of his story telling.
Paperback, 227 pages
Published January 2nd 2002 by Srishti Publishers & Distributors
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Nov 17, 2012 Vikrant Dadawala rated it liked it
What could I possibly see? I turned round. The leaves of the red flowering krishnachuna tree were bobbing up and down; flowers were frolicking. The sorrows of human beings seemed to have got transformed, and become heroic against the white sheet of rain. Exulting in happiness, my friend ran his fingers through his hair; patted them on his forehead. Some water fell. He cried out, “Can't you see- can't you hear? Put your ears to the ground.”
He bent down on his knees, pressed his ears against the r
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Prabhat Singh
Jun 04, 2014 Prabhat Singh rated it really liked it
I found thins book in a little ripped condition at a book shop cum cafe in Udaipur.
In first look I knew that I must read it.
I brought it for 80 Rupees.
I read all the stories from shorter ones to the longer ones.
It became my companion in my travels to office in Metro.
Every story taught me something new about imagination and writing.
I loved the book to the core.
Very good translation as well.
Nice read folks..!
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