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bandyopadyhay I do fe An endearing affable man who calls himself a seeker of truth and not a detective, is the stuff of legends and not unknown to anyone who grew up in the 90s. I don’t think writing a murder or robbery mystery is very easy to do, and I think Saradindu Bandyopadhyay did a good job in making them both believable and exciting.

Hooked and booked by Byomkesh Bakshi! Refresh and try again. Good collection of classic Byomkesh Bakhi stories.

Where is the book saved? For records both these books have a different set of stories. It has those traditional principles of going by wit rather than modern techniques of solving cases. Mar 16, Abhilash added it Shelves: Until I get to learn to read bengali, this is great enough! See all results matching ‘mub’.

Byomkesh Bakshi Stories

Do not think me a snob if I say that translations of so many regional works into English byomkrsh not at all up to the mark in India. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. However, I loved a few stories – esp. The Ranveer Singh starrer crosses Rs crore worldwide in three days.

Paul’s School, Darjeeling St. I’ll keep the review short and simply say that this ny a treat which one must savour. For other uses, see Byomkesh Bakshi disambiguation. Sep 30, Amith Raravi rated it really liked it. Want to Read saving….


The story is set in in the Chinabazar area of Kolkata where a ‘non government detective’ Byomkesh Bakshi, owing to the permission from the police commissioner, starts living in a mess in that area under the pseudonym of Atul Chandra Mitra to probe a series byimkesh murders. Perhaps best-known for his detective stories featuring the sleuth Byomkesh Bakshi, his stories on the theme of reincarnation have been no less admired.

Usually delivered in days? One of the main differences between Bakshi and Sherlock Holmes is that Bakshi byomkewh a life outside of detection — he has a wife, a son, and a publishing business! Saradindu Bandopadhyay is a wonderful writer and has created a marvel that continues to leave its opponents in the dust. Cinema of West Bengal. Apr 04, Prafulla Mannewar rated it really liked it.

My favorite story in the lot was ‘Chorabali Hooked and booked by Byomkesh Bakshi! The Shah Rukh Khan starrer crashes out in its second-weekend collection. During that time he was busy writing scripts for films in Bombay. Certified BuyerDharwar.

Byomkesh Bakshi Stories by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay

He is known for multiple fictional stories and novels he has penned down. However, thanks to Dibakar Banerjee, it was easy to put faces on the names. Small stories which keeps you interested till the end. It was the author’s imagination, that the detective even assisted Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in his secret missions which was found to be written in one of the Byomkesh stories.

All the stories are gripping but becomes predictable towards the end. Written by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay, these stories are classics of s Bengali literature. Return to Book Page.


Byomkesh Bakshi

Certified BuyerAhmedabad. It is a great book for those being nostalgic for Kolkata. A refreshing read for a quiet weekend! We serve personalized stories based on the selected city. Not sure if I lost anything through the translation. Shailrahasya and Chorabali are the best from the lot. Did not find it very intelligent. Overall, this anthology was a fun romp through ny estates of Bengal — with just enough tricky twists to keep me on my toes.

While I think Monimala Dhar, the translator, seems to have done a decent job, there could have been more tight editing of her English. Apr 18, Kanwarpal Singh rated it it was ok. I dare say that it may be true but who knows? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Producers are reportedly in a race to acquire the rights for some of the legendary characters Bengali literature has ever produced.

Jul 15, Varadharajan Ramesh rated it really liked it. The language is fluid and the stories are fast-paced. Mumbai Mumbai search close. While there may have been many detectives solving crimes within the pages of great literary works, there are only a few who have been brought to life on celluloid over the years.