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Do not think me a snob if I say that translations of so many regional works bandyoladhyay English are not at all up to the mark in India. I felt slightly disappointed with this translation. This book contains seven of his most entertaining adventures, competently translated. Some stories were quite bamdyopadhyay to the Feluda stories and some were quite simple. Certified BuyerDharwar. Overall it can be your best mate on journey: Not to be missed.
Hooked and booked by Byomkesh Bakshi! Certified BuyerAhmedabad. My favorite story in the lot was ‘Chorabali Quicksand ‘ which has been adapted into film by the late and great Rituparno Ghosh. It has those traditional principles of going by wit rather than modern techniques saradiindu solving cases.
When it comes to detectives, Sherlock Holmes may be the most popular of them all, but Bengali cinema also has saradijdu homegrown investigative agents who are nothing bandyopadhjay than legends. I’d say Byomkesh is one of the finest Bengali detectives ever created, probably just behind Feluda. Sharadindu did not want to continue the Byomkesh stories, which is why he stopped writing Byomkesh stories from to Paul’s Cathedral Portuguese Church St. I dare say that it may be true but who knows?
Jul 15, Varadharajan Ramesh rated it really liked it. Indeed no one else but Sushant came to mind at each moment of smirk, smile or Bakshi in deep thoughts.
I have been told that original Bengali is way better than the translation. Perhaps best-known for his detective stories featuring the sleuth Byomkesh Bakshi, his stories on the theme of reincarnation have been no less admired. The books takes you on a journey of late era. Certified BuyerBudge Budge. Feb 18, Hari Hari K.
He was also actively involved with Bengali cinema as well as Bollywood. The stories themselves are not written expertly enough to keep the mystery alive until the end – I found myself figuring out the who-did-it in many stories way before the duncehead Ajit or the writer chose to reveal it. Usually delivered in days? Hindi series Byomkesh Bakshi Season 1 in and Season 2 in The Yash starrer collects Rs 1.
From the first one Satyanweshi, where Byomkesh destroys an international drug racket, to household mysteries and crimes like ArthamanarthamMakorshar Roshetc, all are equally enjoyable. Byomkesh Bakshi Stories are riddled with clunky phrasing and ungainly Indianisms that mar the flow of the narrative. Return to Book Page.
Paperbackpages. Overall okay one, few lines denotes too much bandyooadhyay thinking too like bakzhi so must be at home around afternoon. These stories are all written in traditional Bengali language but later stories shift to colloquial language. Famous Bengali detectives who have made it to the big screen. Paul’s School, Darjeeling St.
Byomkesh Bakshi by Saradindu Bandyopadhyay
Born inSaradindu Bandopadhyay is one of the most popular Bengali writers of all time. I had bought this book to relive those moments I had spent glued to Doordarshan and watching Rajit Kapoor enacting the role of Byomkesh Bakshi. Most of the stories are written by Sharadindu under the pen name of Ajit who is said to have met Byomkesh in the mess at Chinabazar.
Good collection of classic Byomkesh Bakhi stories. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Perfectly-written whodunits set in Victorian decadent, lazy Bengal, perfectly translated bandyoadhyay a perfect read. It’s a quick read which contains 7 stories and it will keep you engrossed while it lasts.
And bakshj too mysterious. This translation lacks the finesse of another that I read just prior, ‘Picture Imperfect and other mysteries’.
This article is about the fictional character. Aug 15, Shruti Buddhavarapu rated it it was ok. Byomkesh the Truth Seeker has such an amazing intellect that I was equally surprised after every case. Oct 19, Ankur Sharma rated it it was amazing Shelves: Thus he fashioned a new name for himself and had it inscribed on a brass plate in front of his house.
Byomkesh Bak While I was reading this book, Sushant Singh Rajput and Anand Tiwari – the actors who played Byomkesh and Ajit in the latest film version – were happily housed in my imagination, enacting the stories very energetically. Brought back memories bwkshi the series on Doordarshan.