Books written by Saratchandra Chattopadhyay at best prices | Best of Saratchandra Chattopadhyay (3 books)

Parineeta (Hindi)

Parineeta (Hindi)

Set in Calcutta, India, in the early twentieth century, Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s Parineeta is a bittersweet tale of love, which explores social issues related to Religion and class and how they affect a woman’s dignity and self-respect. When Shekhar Roy, the son of a rich and an unscrupulous businessman, and Lalita, the orphan girl who lives with her poor uncle, secretly exchange garlands, they consider themselves man and wife. Being neighbours, their families have shared a warm and friendly relationship. But Shekhar, knowing that his father will never accept this marriage due to the differences in status and Religion, is unable to accept it. What will become of their love and marriage? Will they ever be together?.

Devdas

Devdas

Saratchandra Chattopadhyay tells the tragic story of Devdas and his doomed love in this translation of the original Bengali classic. Summary of the Book Devdas is a young man who is in love with Paro. They have been together since childhood, and their love spans their entire life. However, Paro’s parents have other plans for her. They want to marry her off to another man, and this marriage will prove destructive to Devdas’ sanity. His grief, and the story of his drunken stupor as he pines for his beloved Paro, is a classic story that has been told and retold throughout the decades since its first release. This English translation brings out the wonder and tragedy of the original Bengali novel for a new generation of readers. About Saratchandra Chattopadhyay Saratchandra Chattopadhyay was a Bengali novelist and short story writer also known for Parineeta and Choritrohin. Devdas was adapted into a hit movie by Sanjay Leela Bhansali starring Shahrukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai and Madhuri Dixit.

Rs. 149.25

Parineeta

Parineeta

A timeless love story from the master storyteller of Bengal Set in early twentieth century Kolkata, Parineeta (Espoused) is the unforgettable story of a child-woman’s intense and bittersweet romance. Lalita, an orphaned girl who lives with her uncle, considers herself betrothed to Shekhar, her benefactor and guardian. After several failed attempts, Lalita finally gets the egotistical Shekhar to admit that he reciprocates her feelings. However, tensions erupt between Shekhar’s prosperous father and Lalita’s poor but principled uncle, and the situation is further complicated by the arrival on the scene of Girin, a mild-mannered and eligible bachelor, who is attracted to Lalita. The lovers’ World is turned upside down, and Shekhar and Lalita find themselves estranged. Years later, they meet again, and the story takes another unexpected turn… Parineeta is a classic that has captured the imagination of generations of readers. This new translation, published to coincide with Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s film, will delight Saratchandra’s fans, as well as those who are not familiar with the writer’s works.

Books written by Saratchandra Chattopadhyay at best prices | Best of Saratchandra Chattopadhyay (3 books)

Books written by Saratchandra Chattopadhyay at best prices | Best of Saratchandra Chattopadhyay (3 books) Price
Parineeta (Hindi) Rs. 67.0
Devdas Rs. 149.25
Parineeta Rs. 99.0