Publish with us

Follow Penguin

Follow Penguinsters

Follow Hind Pocket Books

The Chieftain’s Daughter

The Chieftain’s Daughter

Bankim Chandra Chattopadhya
Select Preferred Format

Inspired by the romances of Walter Scott, Durgeshnandini is a swashbuckling historical epic set in Bengal during the reign of the Mughal emperor Akbar in the sixteenth century.

Imprint: Vintage Books

Published: Dec/2011

ISBN: 9788184001310

Length : 212 Pages

MRP : ₹299.00

The Chieftain’s Daughter

Bankim Chandra Chattopadhya

Inspired by the romances of Walter Scott, Durgeshnandini is a swashbuckling historical epic set in Bengal during the reign of the Mughal emperor Akbar in the sixteenth century.

Select Preferred Format

Bankim Chandra Chattopadhya

Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay (1838-94) is called the father of the Bengali novel and considered by many as its greatest novelist. He was a key figure of the Bengal Renaissance and closely associated with the Indian independence movement. Durgeshnandini (The Chieftain's Daughter) was his first novel in Bengali and the first complete novel in Indian literature.