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Puffin Classics: One Dozen Stories

Puffin Classics: One Dozen Stories

Ray Satyajit
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The creator of immortal films, Satyajit Ray was also a writer of great repute. In this collection are some of his most extraordinary and gripping stories that will take readers to realms of adventure, fantasy and horror. While ‘Bonku Babu’s Friend’ deals with a mofussil schoolteacher’s encounter with a friendly and somewhat awkward alien, ‘Anath Babu’s Terror’ is the tale of a ghost hunter’s foray into a haunted house. meet Bipin Chowdhury, who seems to be suffering from a most disagreeable bout of amnesia, and read the amazing story of a carnivorous plant with a monstrous appetite in ‘The Hungry Septopus’. This collection also includes two stories featuring everyone’s favourite detective, Feluda!

Published originally in Bengali as Ek Dojon Goppo, this collection–the first in a series of short stories written by the master storyteller–is funny, sinister and intriguing by turns and truly a must-have.

Imprint: India Puffin

Published: Mar/2014

ISBN: 9780143333296

Length : 264 Pages

MRP : ₹250.00

Puffin Classics: One Dozen Stories

Ray Satyajit

The creator of immortal films, Satyajit Ray was also a writer of great repute. In this collection are some of his most extraordinary and gripping stories that will take readers to realms of adventure, fantasy and horror. While ‘Bonku Babu’s Friend’ deals with a mofussil schoolteacher’s encounter with a friendly and somewhat awkward alien, ‘Anath Babu’s Terror’ is the tale of a ghost hunter’s foray into a haunted house. meet Bipin Chowdhury, who seems to be suffering from a most disagreeable bout of amnesia, and read the amazing story of a carnivorous plant with a monstrous appetite in ‘The Hungry Septopus’. This collection also includes two stories featuring everyone’s favourite detective, Feluda!

Published originally in Bengali as Ek Dojon Goppo, this collection–the first in a series of short stories written by the master storyteller–is funny, sinister and intriguing by turns and truly a must-have.

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Ray Satyajit

Satyajit Ray (1921-92) was one of the greatest film-makers of his time. In 1992, he was awarded the Oscar for Lifetime Achievement by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. In the same year he was also honoured with the Bharat Ratna. Ray was also a writer of repute, and his short stories, novellas, poems and articles, written in Bengali, have been immensely popular. He has published several books in Bengali, most of which became bestsellers. He is also the author of the famous Feluda stories, the translations of which have been made available by Penguin.