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Its unclear to me why I sympathize with Devdas, but that seems to be the common thing.

Devdas by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay

Sarat Chandra’s novel is certainly more nuanced and has a fair amount of depth. This time he could not tell her not to touch him. She was wearing no ornaments besides a pair of bangles.

We appreciate your feedback. His health deteriorates through excessive drinking and despair – a drawn-out form of suicide.

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She longed for his respect and love and in the process her life srat cleansed of the muck her profession throws at her.

Saratchandra received very little formal education but inherited something valuable from his father—his imagination and love of literature. Infact he liter Devdas, Paro, Chandramukhi. And his brother, Dwijdas, and Dwijdas’s devoted wife aggravated Devdas’s agony in no small measure.

Get to Know Us. She makes him promise he will cbandra to visit her marital home – it is large enough to accomodate any number of relatives, servants and guests, as old well to do homes did – so she could care for him.

The translation is just not as what expected! They are clear-headed, bold and show tremendous resolve, in a society that inherently gives them less choices and freedom. This would be repeated by director Iqbal Kasmiri in as well. Then you would finally fall asleep.


Decca Label Group Copyright: Chandramukhi was not discouraged. You submitted the following rating and review. Infact he literally cchandra that he degraded once luck did not favor. Within days, however, he realizes that he should have been bolder. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Mine came with a good introduction which explained some of the context of the Bengal renaissance, the literary shadow cast by Tagore, and some analysis of the characters re: Some chattopadhyat his best known novels are Palli SamajCharitraheenDevdasNishkritiSrikanta in four parts, andGriha DahaSesh Prasna and Sesher Parichay published posthumously Chandramukhi stepped close to him.

The title should be at least 4 characters long. He was here as a middleman, so I threw him out. My luck has turned. Jul 31, Sharmishtha Basu rated it it was amazing. Each of the characters in this book defines the very notion of a ‘character’ in a plot.

Monday, September 20, You can say what you want to without any consequences, but they cannot.

Devdas – An Adaptation Of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s “Devdas”

Sensitive and daring, his novels captivated the hearts and minds of thousands chzttopadhyay readers not only in Bengal but all over India. Tears welled up in Chandramukhi’s eyes again.

Like that of Shiva as the prelude aptly discussesDevdas’ nature is to remain a witness to the destruction he causes while his consorts Parvati and Chandra, both of which are Shiva’s real wives are active in the world, creating a play.

I was very surprised by how good this book was. This is the first time I am reading a book after watching the movie and unfortunately it has heavily influenced my view of this book. It is almost as if the writer chtatopadhyay unconscious of what came through while he merely wrote the tale of an unfortunate man. Agnivo Niyogi rated it liked it May 28, Chandramukhi is also similarly caring. Thus might one lose one’s own soul while one got busy with worldly care and lost track of that which one had brought with one’s birth from above.


The two families live in a village called Taalshonapur in Bengal, and Devdas and Parvati are childhood friends. He vows to do so. So certain is she of his returning devsas love that she doesn’t think twice about her disgrace should she be caught. Kaahe Chhed by Pt. Paro, the l A decent young man and a caring, but self respecting, young woman – and a feudal society where he has no means of supporting her if his family would not have it and so lacks courage to elope with the woman he loves, so he does the decent thing and instead tells her he never saw her as a lover, a mistake he repents forever while throwing away his life.

I do regret not being able to read it in it’s Bengali version. Parwati, chattopdahyay could not forget Devdas even after her marriage. Not out of love, and not out of revulsion. This poverty abounds in my writings. SOSO rated it really liked it May 28, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Feb 05, Dr. In the way that he also describes their love for Devdas, a very weak character, seems to reflect well upon the heart of women.

Sitting down diffidently on one corner of the bed, Chandramukhi slowly began her story. Saratchandra Chattopadhyay’s tragic tale of Devdas has become synonymous dwvdas a passionate, intense love that does not find consummation.

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