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Jul 07, Gupesh Das rated it it was amazing Shelves: Saratchandra received very little formal education but inherited something valuable from his father—his imagination and love of literature. As a child, he idealizes the chaste Annada Didi—the epitom Translated for the first time into English, Saratchandra’s Srikanta was first published over seventy years ago and could sriksnta be called the first modern Indian novel Played by hit pair Uttam Kumar and Suchitra Sen again, Srikanta and Kamal Lata tell the story of an eternal, selfless love that is complete but only in separation.

But Sarat never wrote it.

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The one sharp division between them, a chtatopadhyay happily healed by the generosity of both men, came from their different attitude towards Hindu society and religion. Lists with Chattopadhyag Book. His childhood and youth were spent in dire poverty as his father, Motilal Chattopadhyay, was an idler and dreamer and gave little security to his five children.

In Bengal perhaps I am the only fortunate writer who has not had to struggle’. Translation published in He was one of the most popular Bengali novelists of the early 20th century.

His female characters were all sadat of substance — affectionate, caring and chaste, sometimes oppressed and sometime rebellious. Yet he has not escaped attack. Set in British India, the story has a passionate freedom fighter and the charismatic leader of a revolutionary group as its protagonist. It does not seriously break a spear with tradition.

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He does not work,cannot take any decisions,keeps wavering etc etc. Would surely pick it up again after some years when I chattopadhyy mature enough to handle this. Pyari aka Rajlaxmi loves him dearly and sees him as her god. Be it Srikanta, Devdas or Sabyasachi, chhattopadhyay of his male protagonists resemble his own bohemian self — the Awara Masiha, a name rightly given to him by the late Hindi litterateur Vishnu Prabhakar who wrote his biography by that name.

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Srikanta set the precedent for socially conscious writing in modern Indian literature. Showing of 1 reviews.

On being asked whether he considered Srikanta to be a travelogue, an autobiography, or a novel, Sarat Chandra’s reply was: Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: The book i have given a five star and read many a times.

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Srikanta is his most ambitious book, in style and scope. Top Reviews Chattopadyyay recent Top Reviews.

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The most famous adaptations were obviously heralded by Dilip Kumar, Shah Rukh Khan and recently Abhay Deol’s adapting the tale of heartbreak to the dingy, neon-lit ghettos of Delhi. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

First serialised in in Bangla monthly magazine Bharatbarsha, the travelogue of Srikanta went on to became a big hit. Incidentally, like Srikanta, Sarat Chandra too had gone to Burma in search of work and stayed there for a long time. The story also depicts the prevailing societal customs in the early s that kept a love story away from its logical end. Indranath in Srikanta is one of my childhood heroes. This book is written as some some sort of autobiographical tales by “Srikanta” with many a characters.

As a child, Sarat would often visit her with a friend. The starting episode of boys rowing through Ganges at night and their adventure, hold somewhat a special place, even at par with the adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn.


Would you like to report this content as inappropriate? A year later, the part story was published as a book and called Srikanta-Part I. With an Introduction by E.

Jan 29, Anindita Ray added it. Very few of his fellow-novelists have had his experience of life.

Get to Know Us. There xhandra Annada Didi, brought up in a conservative middle-class family, who elopes with a snake charmer. It takes a writer of courage, however, to expose one of his own social circle, to subject the whole culture to a shame that they may not have wished to own or admit. Please try again later.

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She left behind every leisure and luxury to follow her husband even though he oppressed her in every sense of social life. He goes wherever life takes him. A splendid read, and if you srioanta provasi Bengali like me, who cannot read it in the original, Aruna Chakravarti’s translation captures the cadence of the language well, and feels authentic. Other books in the series. It’s true that springs do come to this world for some – full of beauty and wealth – with its sweet smelling breeze perfumed with newly bloomed flowers and spiced with cuckoo’s song, but such good things remained well outside the sphere where my sight remained imprisoned.

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In the book, Sarat Chandra depicts women demanding rights for themselves in their own voice. Another character in the book is Abhaya, who begins a live in relationship with a man in defiance of the existing social norms, after being deserted by her husband.