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The Collected Short Stories

 
Satyajit Ray (Author) Gopa Majumdar (Translator)
Synopsis

Best known for his immensely popular Feluda mysteries and the adventures of Professor Shonku, Satyajit Ray was also one of the most skilful short story writers of his generation. Ray s short stories often explore the macabre and the supernatural, and are marked by the sharp characterization and trademark wit that distinguishes his films. This collection brings together Ray s best short stories including such timeless gems as Khagam , Indigo , Fritz , Bhuto , The Pterodactyl s Egg , Big Bill , PatolBabu, Film Star and The Hungry Septopus which readers of all ages will enjoy. Translated from the Bengali by the author and Gopa Majumdar.

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About the authors

Satyajit Ray

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.

Gopa Majumdar

Gopa Majumdar has translated several works from Bengali to English, the most notable of these being Ashapurna Debi’s Subarnalata and Bibhuti Bhushan Bandyopadhyay’s Aparajito, for which she won the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2001. She has translated several volumes of Satyajit Ray’s short stories and all of the Feluda stories for Penguin Books India.

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Bibliographic information

Title The Collected Short Stories
Format Softcover
Date published: 31.12.2015
Edition Reprint.
Language: English
isbn 9780143425052
length 679p., 20cm.