Overview for The Golden Fortress: The Adventures of Feluda
A boy who can recall his past life. A hint of hidden treasure. An adventure in the desert of Rajasthan¦ In one of their most hair-raising escapades ever, Feluda and Topshe set out for Rajasthan on the trail of the parapsychologist Dr Hajra and Mukul, a boy who claims he remembers his previous life. On the way they meet Jatayu, an author of popular crime thrillers, who decides to accompany them. After numerous adventures, including an impromptu camel ride across the desert, they reach Mukul's Golden Fortress, where Feluda unravels the many strands of a complex case.
Gopa Majumdar (Translator)
Gopa Majumdar has translated several works from Bengali to English, the most notable of these being Ashapurna Debiâ€™s Subarnalata and Bibhuti Bhushan Bandyopadhyayâ€™s Aparajito, for which she won the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2001. She has translated several volumes of Satyajit Rayâ€™s short stories and all of the Feluda stories for Penguin Books India.
Satyajit Ray (Author)
Satyajit Ray (1921-92) was one of the greatest filmmakers of his time, renowned for films like Pather Panchali, Charulata, ARanyer Din Ratri and Ghare Baire. He was awarded the Oscar for Lifetime Achievement by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1992, and in the same year, was also honoured with the Bharat Ratna. Ray was also a writer of repute, and his short stories, novellas, poems and articles, written in Bengalim have been immensely popular ever since they first began to appear in the children's magazine Sandesh in 1961. Among his most famous creation are the master sleuth Feluda and the scientist Professor Shonku.