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Abol Tabol

Abol Tabol Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Penguin Putnam
Release : 2004
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Bengali language has never been quite so much a living, breathing creature of whimsy as in Sukumar Ray s hands, and his creations wild and wicked, dreamy and delirious have thrilled children and adults alike. This selection offers you the best of his world pun-riddled, fun-fiddled poetry from Abol Tabol and Khai-Khai, stories of schoolboy pranks (Pagla Dashu) and madcap explorers (Heshoram Hushiyarer Diary), and the unforgettable harum-scarum classic of Haw-Jaw-Baw-Raw-Law, presented here for the first time in its entirety. All the stories and poems are accompanied by Sukumar Ray s inimitable illustrations.

The Essence of Nonsense

The Essence of Nonsense Book
Author : Kaushik
Publisher : Partridge Publishing
Release : 2016-09-13
ISBN : 148288559X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Essence of Nonsense is a compilation of Nonsensical Rhymes which have been translated by the Author into English from a select few of the exceptional Poems present in the hilarious Abol Tabol, which had originally been composed in Bengali by the legendary but Late Sukumar Ray, in an attempt to convey at least a fraction of the side splittingly funny but yet incredibly provocative satire of Abol Tabol" to those readers, especially Children, who have so far been deprived of the satirical humor inherent in the magnificent verses of the marvelous Abol Tabol

Essence of Nonsense

Essence of Nonsense Book
Author : Kaushik Nath Mazumdar
Publisher : Educreation Publishing
Release : 2019-02-28
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Essence of Nonsense" is a compilation of Nonsensical Rhymes which have been translated by the Author into English from a select few of the exceptional Poems present in the hilarious "Abol Tabol", which had originally been composed in Bengali by the legendary but Late Sukumar Ray, in an attempt to convey at least a fraction of the side splittingly funny but yet incredibly provocative satire of "Abol Tabol" to those readers, especially Children, who have so far been deprived of the satirical humor inherent in the magnificent verses of the marvelous "Abol Tabol".

Print Areas

Print Areas Book
Author : Swapan Chakravorty,Abhijit Gupta
Publisher : Orient Blackswan
Release : 2004
ISBN : 9788178240824
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This Pioneering Attempt To Bring Together The Work Of Leading Contemporary Academics In Relation To The Book In India Is A Much Welcome Effort.

Colonial India in Children s Literature

Colonial India in Children   s Literature Book
Author : Supriya Goswami
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2012-07-26
ISBN : 1136281436
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Colonial India in Children’s Literature is the first book-length study to explore the intersections of children’s literature and defining historical moments in colonial India. Engaging with important theoretical and critical literature that deals with colonialism, hegemony, and marginalization in children's literature, Goswami proposes that British, Anglo-Indian, and Bengali children’s literature respond to five key historical events: the missionary debates preceding the Charter Act of 1813, the defeat of Tipu Sultan, the Mutiny of 1857, the birth of Indian nationalism, and the Swadeshi movement resulting from the Partition of Bengal in 1905. Through a study of works by Mary Sherwood (1775-1851), Barbara Hofland (1770-1844), Sara Jeanette Duncan (1861-1922), Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), Upendrakishore Ray (1863-1915), and Sukumar Ray (1887-1923), Goswami examines how children’s literature negotiates and represents these momentous historical forces that unsettled Britain’s imperial ambitions in India. Goswami argues that nineteenth-century British and Anglo-Indian children’s texts reflect two distinct moods in Britain’s colonial enterprise in India. Sherwood and Hofland (writing before 1857) use the tropes of conversion and captivity as a means of awakening children to the dangers of India, whereas Duncan and Kipling shift the emphasis to martial prowess, adaptability, and empirical knowledge as defining qualities in British and Anglo-Indian children. Furthermore, Goswami’s analysis of early nineteenth-century children’s texts written by women authors redresses the preoccupation with male authors and boys’ adventure stories that have largely informed discussions of juvenility in the context of colonial India. This groundbreaking book also seeks to open up the canon by examining early twentieth-century Bengali children’s texts that not only draw literary inspiration from nineteenth-century British children’s literature, but whose themes are equally shaped by empire.

Rhymes of Whimsy Abol Tabol Dual Language Edition

Rhymes of Whimsy   Abol Tabol Dual Language Edition Book
Author : Sukumar Ray
Publisher : Haton Cross Press
Release : 2017-11-06
ISBN : 9780998655727
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Close on the heels of the original Rhymes of Whimsy - The Complete Abol Tabol, follows, by popular demand, this dual-language edition with side by side Bengali originals and their English translations. Formatted to enable effortless at-a-glance comparison of each original line with its English translation, this edition offers twice the enjoyment, twice the fun, and is a fabulous learning tool for children. Abol Tabol is a collection of fifty-three children's poems by late author Sukumar Ray, whose nonsense verse has been compared by scholars to the likes of Edward Lear and Lewis Carroll. For the first time in more than one hundred years since the publication of the earliest poems in 1915, comes an English translation of the complete collection. Preserving every single rollicking rhyme, and maintaining the exact same cadences as in the originals, Niladri Roy's translation is a superbly line-accurate rendering of every poem in Abol Tabol, that amazingly manages to read as if the poems had originally been penned in the English language to begin with. Each translated poem evokes immediate nostalgia of the original in both rhyme and rhythm. A must-read for enthusiasts of humorous nonsense verse, as well as for academicians and students engaged in comparative literature, South Asian literature and translation studies. Praise for Rhymes of Whimsy from verified purchasers of the original all-English edition: "Wonderful translation. Preserves the original flavor of Abol Tabol. "A+ job in translating the original rhymes to English while retaining the excitement, feelings and fun." "The translator has done a fantastic job by keeping the rhyme exactly the way as it is in the Bengali verse. A brilliant piece of work." "Maintains meter and flavor with ease, without compromising meaning." "The poems read very well and do not appear forced, as some translations do." "The essence, the fun, the magic, the rhymes - have all been carefully cultivated."

Lines of the Nation

Lines of the Nation Book
Author : Laura Bear
Publisher : Columbia University Press
Release : 2007
ISBN : 9780231140027
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Lines of the Nation radically recasts the history of the Indian railways, which have long been regarded as vectors of modernity and economic prosperity. From the design of carriages to the architecture of stations, employment hierarchies, and the construction of employee housing, Laura Bear explores the new public spaces and social relationships created by the railway bureaucracy. She then traces their influence on the formation of contemporary Indian nationalism, personal sentiments, and popular memory. Her probing study challenges entrenched beliefs concerning the institutions of modernity and capitalism by showing that these rework older idioms of social distinction and are legitimized by forms of intimate, affective politics. Drawing on historical and ethnographic research in the company town at Kharagpur and at the Eastern Railway headquarters in Kolkata (Calcutta), Bear focuses on how political and domestic practices among workers became entangled with the moralities and archival technologies of the railway bureaucracy and illuminates the impact of this history today. The bureaucracy has played a pivotal role in the creation of idioms of family history, kinship, and ethics, and its special categorization of Anglo-Indian workers still resonates. Anglo-Indians were formed as a separate railway caste by Raj-era racial employment and housing policies, and other railway workers continue to see them as remnants of the colonial past and as a polluting influence. The experiences of Anglo-Indians, who are at the core of the ethnography, reveal the consequences of attempts to make political communities legitimate in family lines and sentiments. Their situation also compels us to rethink the importance of documentary practices and nationalism to all family histories and senses of relatedness. This interdisciplinary anthropological history throws new light not only on the imperial and national past of South Asia but also on the moral life of present technologies and economic institutions.

Rhymes of Whimsy The Complete Abol Tabol

Rhymes of Whimsy   The Complete Abol Tabol Book
Author : Sukumar Ray
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2017-04-03
ISBN : 9780998655703
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Only very rarely comes along a book that both delights the senses and stimulates the intellect at the same time. This first and only complete translation of Abol Tabol in more than 100 years manages to do both with consummate ease. With amazingly rhyme-accurate rendering that reads as if the poems had been penned in the English language to begin with, this translation preserves every single rollicking rhyme and the exact same cadences as in the originals. Each translated poem is one hundred percent line-accurate and evokes immediate nostalgia of the original in both rhyme and rhythm. Abol Tabol is, in fact, cleverly disguised socio-political satire, written to mock the state of society and administration of early 20th century colonial India. The book provides groundbreaking analysis, linking the poems to specific historical events and uncovering the targeted satire hidden in many of the poems. It answers questions like: Who is Katth Buro? Which scandal in English parliament is the poem Gondho Bichar about? Which Bengal-school painting is mocked in Bhooturey Khela? Which three Indian statesmen were the Ahlaadi in real life? With a total of more than 250 pages, this is a book in two parts: the first comprises the translated poems and more than 40 illustrations. The second contains investigative analysis and some never-before-published commentary on the symbolism and hidden meanings woven skillfully into the poems. The analysis is beautifully clear, concise and logical, and cites more than 45 separate bibliographical references. This book turns conventional wisdom about Sukumar Ray's Abol Tabol on its head, and irrevocably changes the understanding of this timeless work forever. A must-read for enthusiasts of humorous nonsense verse, as well as for academicians and students engaged in comparative literature and South Asian literature studies.

The Crazy Tales of Pagla Dashu and Co

The Crazy Tales of Pagla Dashu and Co  Book
Author : Sukumar Ray
Publisher : Hachette UK
Release : 2012-11-30
ISBN : 9350096196
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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‘Dashu got away with it because he was ‘mad’.’ You never know what’s going to happen in Pagla Dashu’s world – it’s an out-and-out romp. Life is never ordinary or dull when Dashu is around and this round-eyed, curly- haired schoolboy shakes up people and places till everyone and everything is as topsy-turvy as our hero. From his classroom antics to his playtime tactics, Dashu’s impish audacity has you rolling on the floor with laughter. Join him and his equally wacky company of madcap schoolboys and geniuses, show-offs and know-it-alls, scientists and explorers, and many other unforgettable characters who will take you on a crazy roller-coaster ride through poetry epidemics, strange robberies, chaotic school plays, and imaginary lands populated by magical creatures. These 25 classic stories by Sukumar Ray have been put together for the first time in English by the Jadavpur University Translators’ Collective and feature rare illustrations by the father-son duo of Sukumar Ray and Satyajit Ray. PLUS! Book Mine Gems: 48 extra-special pages: Know more about the author, his work and his times. Plus things to think about and to do.'

Language and Grammar

Language and Grammar Book
Author : Koushik Joardar
Publisher : Northern Book Centre
Release : 2009
ISBN : 9788172112707
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Bhaswati Bhattacharya Chakrabarti is a Professor of Philosophy, University of North Bengal is well-conversant in both Indian and Western philosophy. Her books and articles particularly on Buddhism and Jayar"a·si are well accepted and appreciated by the scholarly world. She has lectured at length in different Universities of India and published papers in many professional journals published from India and abroad apart from few books. In 2004, she has visited Paris under Indo-French Cultural Exchange programme sponsored by I.C.P.R. in connection with her post-doctoral work on `Philosophy of Language ¿ East-West Dialogue¿. Recently she has co-edited »Sabdapram"a]na in Indian Philosophy.

Satyajit Ray The Inner Eye

Satyajit Ray  The Inner Eye Book
Author : Andrew Robinson
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Release : 2021-09-23
ISBN : 1350258520
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Akira Kurosawa said of the great director: 'Not to have seen the cinema of Ray means existing in the world without seeing the sun or the moon.' Martin Scorsese remarked on Ray's birth centenary in 2021: 'The films of Satyajit Ray are truly treasures of cinema, and everyone with an interest in film needs to see them.' Satyajit Ray: The Inner Eye is the definitive biography, based on extensive interviews with Ray himself, his actors and collaborators, and a deep knowledge of Bengali culture. Andrew Robinson provides an in-depth critical account of each film in an astonishingly versatile career, from Ray's directorial debut Pather Panchali (1955) to his final feature Agantuk (1991). The third (centenary) edition includes new material: an epilogue, 'A century of Ray', about the nature of his genius; a wide-ranging conversation with Ray drawn from the author's interviews; and an updated comprehensive bibliography of Ray's writings.

The Rays before Satyajit

The Rays before Satyajit Book
Author : Chandak Sengoopta
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2016-05-04
ISBN : 0199089647
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In the history of Indian cinema, the name of Satyajit Ray needs no introduction. However, what remains unvoiced is the contribution of his forebears and their tryst with Indian modernity. Be it in art, advertising, and printing technology or in nationalism, feminism, and cultural reform, the earlier Rays attempted to create forms of the modern that were uniquely Indian and cosmopolitan at the same time. Some of the Rays, especially Upendrakishore and his son, Sukumar, are iconic figures in Bengal. But even Bengali historiography is almost exclusively concerned with the family’s contributions to children’s literature. However, as this study highlights, the family also played an important role in engaging with new forms of cultural modernity. Apart from producing literary works of enduring significance, they engaged in diverse reformist endeavours. The first comprehensive work in English on the pre-Satyajit generations, The Rays before Satyajit is more than a collective biography of an extraordinary family. It interweaves the Ray saga with the larger history of Indian modernity.

Rhymes of Whimsy The Complete Abol Tabol

Rhymes of Whimsy   The Complete Abol Tabol Book
Author : Sukumar Ray
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2020-02-06
ISBN : 9780998655734
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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REVISED & ENLARGED SECOND EDITION.Two books in one: With a total of more than 250 pages, this is a book in two parts: the first comprises the translated poems and original illustrations by Sukumar Ray. The second contains investigative analysis and some never-before-published commentary on the symbolism and hidden meanings woven skillfully into the poems.Translations: With amazingly rhyme-accurate rendering that reads as if the poems had been penned in the English language to begin with, this translation preserves every single rollicking rhyme and the exact same cadences as in the originals. Each translated poem is one hundred percent line-accurate and evokes immediate nostalgia of the original in both rhyme and rhythm.Analyses: Abol Tabol is, in fact, cleverly disguised socio-political satire, written to mock the state of society and administration of early 20th century colonial India. The book provides groundbreaking analysis, linking the poems to specific historical events and uncovering the targeted satire hidden in many of the poems. It answers questions like: Who is 'Katth Buro'? Which scandal in English parliament is the poem 'Gondho Bichar' about? Which Bengal-school painting is mocked in 'Bhooturey Khela'? Which three Indian statesmen were the 'Ahlaadi' in real life? The analysis is beautifully clear, concise and logical, and cites more than 50 separate bibliographical references .Only very rarely comes along a book that both delights the senses and stimulates the intellect at the same time. This first and only complete translation of Abol Tabol in more than 100 years manages to do both with consummate ease. This book turns conventional wisdom about Sukumar Ray's Abol Tabol on its head, and irrevocably changes the understanding of this timeless work forever. A must-read for enthusiasts of humorous nonsense verse, as well as for academicians and students engaged in comparative literature and South Asian literature studies.This second edition includes minor revisions in translations, for improved correspondence to their originals and enhanced reader-experience in English. It also introduces substantially revised and entirely newly discovered information in the analyses. Original illustrations by Sukumar Ray have been incorporated by popular demand, replacing those in the first edition.

Sukumar Ray s Abol tabol

Sukumar Ray s Abol tabol Book
Author : Sukumāra Rāẏa
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2000
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Sukumar Ray s Abol tabol book written by Sukumāra Rāẏa, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Wordygurdyboom

Wordygurdyboom  Book
Author : Sukumar Ray
Publisher : Penguin Books India
Release : 2008
ISBN : 9780143330783
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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&Lsquo;If You Hear This You Will Find Your Heads Are Getting Muddled, Some Of You Will Fathom Fully, Some Will Stay Befuddled.&Rsquo; The Bengali Language Has Never Been Quite So Much A Living, Breathing Creature Of Whimsy As In Sukumar Ray&Rsquo;S Hands, And His Creations&Mdash;Wild And Wicked, Dreamy And Delirious&Mdash;Have Thrilled Children And Adults Alike. T His Selection Offers You The Best Of His World&Mdash;Pun-Riddled, Fun-Fiddled Poetry From Abol Tabol And Khai-Khai, Stories Of Schoolboy Pranks (Pagla Dashu) And Madcap Explorers (Heshoram Hushiyarer Diary), And The Unforgettable Harum-Scarum Classic Of Haw-Jaw-Baw-Raw-Law, Presented Here For The First Time In Its Entirety. All The Stories And Poems Are Accompanied By Sukumar Ray&Rsquo;S Inimitable Illustrations. Sampurna Chattarji&Rsquo;S Lively Translation Captures The Magical Nonsense Groove Of The Bengali Original Through A Freewheeling Play Of Sound And Sense. With A Sparkling New Introduction By Ruskin Bond, This Book Is Sure To Captivate Sukumar Ray&Rsquo;S Fans And Win Him A Whole New Generation Of Admirers. Age Group Of Target Audience (Puffin): 10+ &Nbsp;

The Anatomy of Laughter

The Anatomy of Laughter Book
Author : Toby Garfitt
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2017-12-02
ISBN : 1351197657
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"The nature of laughter has recently attracted the attention of a number of different disciplines. In two recent colloquia, TRIO (Translation Research in Oxford) brought together international authorities from fields as diverse as physiology, psychology, linguistics, translation and literary studies, and sociology, with scant regard for political correctness. This fascinating and often hilarious collection of essays is the result. With the contributions: Jane Taylor - Introduction Dominique Bertrand - Anatomie et etymologie: ordre et desordre du rire selon Laurent Joubert Silke Kipper, Dietmar Todt - The Sound of Laughter: Recent Concepts and Findings in Research into Laughter Vocalizations Sarah-Jayne Blakemore - Why Can't You Tickle Yourself? Michael Holland - Belly Laughs Walter Redfern - Upping the Ante/i: Exaggeration in Celine and Valles Giselinde Kuipers - Humour Styles and Class Cultures: Highbrow Humour and Lowbrow Humour in the Netherlands Christie Davies - Searching for Jokes: Language, Translation, and the Cross-Cultural Comparison of Humour Ted Cohen - And What If They Don't Laugh? Iain Galbraith - Without the Rape the Talk-Show Would Not Be Laughable Jean-Michel Deprats - Translating a Great Feast of Languages Paul J. Memmi - Traduire le rire Natacha Thiery - Rire et desir dans les comedies americaines de Lubitsch: l'exemple de Ninotchka (1939) Adam Phillips - What's So Funny? On Being Laughed at ...Sukanta Chaudhuri - Laughing and Talking Georges Roque - Le Rire comme accident en peinture Laurent Bazin - La Couleur du rire: peinture et traduction Gerard Toulouse - Views on the Physics and Metaphysics of Laughter"

The Tenth Rasa

The Tenth Rasa Book
Author : Michael Heyman
Publisher : Penguin UK
Release : 2007-01-03
ISBN : 9351182142
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Welcome to the carnival of nonsense where hankies turn into mischievous cats, a messiah is born with her feet in her mouth, you can fave hun by socking on the ree-raw and your favourite corn cakes are made of . . . are you sure you want to know? For the last eighteen hundred years Indian arts have been seen in terms of strictly classified emotional effects known as the nine rasas. The Tenth Rasa: An Anthology of Indian Nonsense celebrates, for the very first time, what Sukumar Ray called the spirit of whimsy , or the tenth rasa, through the topsy-turvy, irreverent, melodic genre of nonsense literature. This fabulous selection of poetry and prose, brilliantly translated from seventeen Indian languages across India, includes works by Rabindranath Tagore, Sukumar Ray, Vinda Karandikar, Gulzar, Dash Benhur, Manoj Das, Navakanta Barua, Mangesh Padgavkar, Sri Sri, Vaikom Mohammad Basheer, Kunjunni and other known, lesser-known and previously unpublished authors. In forms as varied as stories and songs for children and adults, lullabies, folk tales, Bollywood song lyrics and medieval court verse, the writers open doors to wildly imaginative worlds populated by peculiar characters and fantastical creatures, where only nonsense makes perfect sense. Crackling with wit, wordplay and riotous rhymes, and frequently revelling in pure gibberish, this immensely entertaining collection will delight you from start to finish.

Portrait of a Director

Portrait of a Director Book
Author : Marie Seton
Publisher : Penguin Books India
Release : 2003
ISBN : 9780143029724
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Definitive Study Of The Life And Work Of India S Greatest Filmmaker Satyajit Ray Was India S First Filmmaker To Gain International Recognition As A Master Of The Medium, And Today He Continues To Be Regarded As One Of The World S Finest Directors Of All Time. His First Film Pather Panchali, Made When He Was In His Thirties, Catapulted Him Into The Forefront Of Young Directors Worldwide When In 1956 The Cannes Film Festival Honoured It As The Best Human Document Of The Year. Several Other Films By Ray, Like Aparajito, Jalsaghar, Charulata, Nayak, Aranyer Din Ratri, Shatranj Ke Khilari, Ghare Baire And Agantuk, Made Over A Career Spanning Five Decades, Are Considered Classics Of Contemporary Cinema. In 1992, Ray Was Awarded The Oscar For Lifetime Achievement By The Academy Of Motion Pictures Arts And Science And, In The Same Year, Was Also Honoured With The Bharat Ratna. First Compared With Robert Flaherty For His Lyrical Use Of Nature And Locations, Ray Is Now Regarded As One Of The Great Neo-Realist Directors. From The Beginning He Rejected The Established Path Of Indian Film Production, Declaring At The Age Of Six: I Ll Go To Germany And Come Back And Make Films. He Absorbed A Remarkably Broad Culture From His Family Which Had Interesting Literary, Artistic And Musical Inclinations. With His Extraordinary Persistence And Capacity For Work, He Simultaneously Equipped Himself With Such Thoroughness That He Was Able To Create A Masterpiece In His Very First Film. Marie Seton S Classic Study Of Ray, The Product Of Thorough Research And A Long And Close Association With The Ray Family, Is The Most Detailed Examination Available Of Ray S Work As Musician, Scenarist And Director. First Published In 1971, It Was Last Updated In 1978, Some Fourteen Years Before Ray Passed Away. This New And Revised Edition Includes Unpublished Pieces From The Author S Further Writings On Ray, And An Afterword That Takes The Story Forward To Ray S Last Film. It Will, Hopefully, Re-Introduce The Genius Of Ray To A Whole New Generation Of Readers And Film Aficionados.

HJBRL A Nonsense Story by Sukumar Ray

HJBRL   A Nonsense Story by Sukumar Ray Book
Author : Jayinee Basu
Publisher : Lulu.com
Release : 2005-08-01
ISBN : 1411639839
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A classic Bengali children's story filled with funny characters and bizarre happenings.

The Wildings

The Wildings Book
Author : Nilanjana Roy
Publisher : Pushkin Press
Release : 2016-07-07
ISBN : 1782691065
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A full-blooded feline action-adventure, set amidst the crumbling ruins of Delhi's old Nizamuddin quarter A small band of cats lives in the labyrinthine alleys and ruins of Nizamuddin, an old neighbourhood in Delhi. Miao, the clan elder, a wise, grave Siamese, Katar, a cat loved by his followers and feared by his enemies, Hulo, the great warrior tom, Beraal, the beautiful queen, swift and deadly when challenged, Southpaw, the kitten whose curiosity can always be counted on to get him into trouble... Unfettered and wild, these and the other members of the tribe fear no one, go where they will, and do as they please. Until, one day, a terrified orange-coloured kitten with monsoon green eyes and remarkable powers lands in their midst - setting off a series of extraordinary events that will change their world for ever. Nilanjana Roy spent most of her adult life writing about humans before realizing that animals were much more fun, The Wildingsis her first novel. She writes a regular column for theBusiness Standardand theInternational Herald Tribune, and some of her stories for children have been published in Scholastic's Spooky Stories,Science Fiction Stories and Be Witched. She lives in Delhi with two cats and her husband.