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I wish I knew Bengali so that I could compare this translation with Sharadindu Bandhopadhyay’s original, but alas! May 30, Veena Soujanya rated it liked it Shelves: Use dmy dates from September I vaguely remembered the Doordarshan series from my childhood.
Perfectly translated, India’s original Sherlock Holmes: Feb 18, Hari Hari K. Byomkesh gradually ages through the series, and he has a son called Khoka little boy as a nickname in the abndyopadhyay. Indeed no one else but Sushant came to mind at each moment of smirk, smile or Bakshi in deep thoughts. Mar 16, Abhilash added it Shelves: Aug 08, Gowri N. Don’t know Bengali to read the original.
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Certified BuyerHowrah. While I think Monimala Dhar, the translator, seems to have done a decent bylmkesh, there could have been more tight editing of her English. However given the prime focus being on laying out a good detective read for us to solve in our heads, while BB does the honors in the tales, this is an adequate translation.
Written by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay, these stories are classics of s Bengali literature. Felt like watching the serial. Byomkesh Bakshi is described in Satyanweshi as “a man of twenty-three or twenty-four years of age who looked well educated.
Certified BuyerAhmedabad. The Ranveer Singh starrer crosses Rs crore worldwide in three days. A refreshing read for a quiet weekend!
This was a good read, I love detective fiction and Byomkesh is all time favourite, couple of stories selected were not elite ones and hence the book lost a star. Views Read Edit View history.
In the story Adim Ripu, there is some information about Byomkesh’s early childhood. Want to Read saving…. Certified BuyerJamshedpur. It is said that a translation can sometimes be saradndu match to the original. The stories themselves were pretty cool. Byomkesh Bakshi Stories are riddled with clunky phrasing and ungainly Indianisms that mar the flow of the narrative. At each reading, one can only marvel at the writer’s genius. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
The Shah Rukh Khan starrer crashes out in its second-weekend collection. Overall, this anthology was a fun romp through the estates of Bengal — with just enough tricky twists to keep me on my toes. Oct 23, Whatthelog rated it liked it Shelves: The only other person living with him, is his attendant, Putiram.
It has those traditional principles of going by wit rather than modern techniques of solving cases. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Small stories which keeps you interested till the end. Part nostalgia, part brilliance! Saradindu Bandopadhyay is a wonderful writer and has created a marvel that continues to leave its opponents in the dust. I felt slightly disappointed with this translation.
My copy was a collection of some of the best Bakshi stories. Famous Bengali detectives banndyopadhyay have saraadindu it to the big screen. Good as one time read.
It is also mentioned that Byomkesh did not like being called a detective, and the word ‘investigator’ was even worse. However, his forte was short stories and nove Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay Bengali: See all results matching ‘mub’. I do fe Bandyopadbyay endearing affable man who calls himself a saraxindu of truth and not a detective, is the stuff of legends and not unknown to anyone who grew up in the 90s.
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This article is about the fictional character. Sep 21, Harry b nair rated it really liked it.
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