Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Saradindu Bandopadhyay () is known for his Look inside this book. Byomkesh Bakshi .. English United States. Language: English Pages: From the Back of the Book:When in Menagerie & other Byomkesh Bakshi Mysteries and millions of other books are. Byomkesh bakshi stories in english pdf free download for Mac would be greatly appreciated by users with large video collections as it will help.

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It is said that a translation can sometimes be no match to the original.

Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Didn’t get the right answer you were looking for Post your question. 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. A wrong edition to enjoy Byomkesh Bakshi stories. Nowhere did the translation feel odd but instead merged beautifully to bring out dialogues just like they would have been woven in the Envlish original.

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Aug 15, Shruti Buddhavarapu rated it it was ok. Sharadindu gives away the plot while using devices in every story making it easy to predict. Apr 04, Prafulla Mannewar rated it really liked it.


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Do not think me a snob if I say that translations of so many regional works into English are not at all up to the mark in India. In his early stories, Ajit Bandhopadhyay is described as his companion cum chronicler of his stories. I dare say that it may be true but who knows? The cases are intelligent, brain exercising and still as shocking in their solution even after decades and after leaps in scientific development!

These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. It has those traditional principles of going by wit rather than modern techniques of solving cases. Sharadindu wrote 33 detective fictions where Byomkesh was the main character, since till My favorite story in the lot was ‘Chorabali Quicksand ‘ which has been adapted into film by the late and great Rituparno Ghosh.

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In many places, the English is typically early-twenty-first-century Indian, in a way that lac Translations, as I’ve written before, are always tricky.

Feb 21, Sudipta rated it really liked it. This translation lacks the finesse of another that I read just prior, ‘Picture Imperfect and other mysteries’.

Certified BuyerJamshedpur. The stories are lovely, as always, and this collection had some that I had not read about.

Byomkesh Bakshi Stories by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay

Byomkesh Bakshi is an evergreen character of a Bengali Investigator who despised the word “Detective” to describe his profession but instead liked to byyomkesh himself a “Truth Seeker”. Some stories were quite similar to the Feluda stories and some were quite simple.


I’d recommend Byomkesh Bakshi series to anybody and everybody who loves detective series. I really enjoyed The Menagerie. Good as one time read. He was also actively involved with Bengali cinema as well as Bollywood.

Certified BuyerKolkata. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Some these stories are included in this volume. 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.

Byomkesh Bakshi Stories

While I think Monimala Dhar, the translator, seems to have done a decent job, there could have been more tight editing of her English. I would have loved to have read these more character-building details. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Saradindu Bandopadhyay is a wonderful writer and has created a marvel that continues to leave its opponents in the dust.

Shailrahasya and Chorabali are nyomkesh best from the lot.

Certified BuyerBudge Budge. May 03, Somdeb rated it really liked it.