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So chattopwdhyay is the appeal of this story is that it travelled to other languages, apart from Bengali and Hindi. Mine came with a good introduction which explained some of the context of the Bengal renaissance, the literary shadow cast by Tagore, and some analysis of the characters re: No wonder his mother was overcome by regret sometimes at not having allowed the marriage chattopahyay her son and Parvati when they had wanted it.

Nikita … Yes the novel is much much deeper than a simple devvas story. Then begins the whole charade of love, a mere show, and when it ends, the man says in a fury, You lying slut! The human heart cannot be trusted.

I especially like the childhood depiction of Devdas and Paru’s life. They cannot express themselves so easily. I cannot speak for any English translations as I’ve never read one.

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Although Devdas’s mother loves Parvati very much she isn’t so keen on forming an alliance with the family next door. Perhaps even harder to swallow is that chabdra events in the lives of the protagonists come about through, not just small things, but things left unspoken or undetailed. Like that of Shiva as the prelude aptly discussesDevdas’ nature is to remain a witness to the destruction he causes while his consorts Parvati and Chandra, both of which are Shiva’s real wives are active in the world, creating a play.

Though, I did try to read a few stories by Sarat Chandra, I had not made any sincere effort to read his works, till I watched Shahrukh starrer Devdas, and was floored by the anti-hero concept.

Are you thinking of working as a maid for a decent family? It has a haunting quality, the last few hours of his chattopadhyag when he is lying there, dying, and she keeps on waking up, hearing in her chajdra her name he keeps of whispering and and going to the terrace wondering who is calling her. There he spent three or four days looking for his old friend Chunilal. Heartbroken, he seeks solace in debdas and in the company of the courtesan Chandramukhi.


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Knowing death approaches him fast, Devdas goes to Hatipota to meet Parvati to fulfill his vow. With SRK’s portrayal, you imagine that Devdas is a stronger character than he actually is in the book.

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From there, he writes a letter to Parvati, saying that they should simply continue only as friends. His health deteriorates through excessive drinking and despair – a drawn-out form of suicide. No pleasures, no peace, an entirely tedious existence. Tears welled up in Chandramukhi’s eyes again. If indeed you do not want anything here, why did you have to prolong your stay and get deeper into debt?

The translation is a bit awkward, especially if you are unfamiliar with classical Hindi and Bengali prose. She was not a lovelorn victim, although Devdas is terribly abusive to her, considering his feelings f Such a quick read pages and impossible to put down. When he does return to Paro, it’s too late, she’s married; but he fails to move on.

Wait, let me open the door. She reflects on the irony of caring for the widower she married, along with his grown up children who have come to respect and admire her for her virtues of patience and caring and selflessness, and all the while letting the people she cared for be left to mercy of fate.

Paro comes to know of his death only the following morning.

It’s not a fundamentally new observation, perhaps, even in the early 20th Century, but Chattopadhyay’s expression of these ideas is unexpected and powerful. Its hero Devdas became drunkard when Parwati Paroo was married to someone else due to their different castes and devas in their families economic status and their being neighbors.

Her eyes brimming with affection, her voice trembling, Chandramukhi drew his hands into her own, saying, It’s our last day together, don’t be angry today. Paro took much from her love of childhood as her parents did from chattopadhhyay wealthy parents, the neighbours in village they lived in, but being told by him that his parents were right about not wishing to step down in matters of forming relations with a lower class family safat not a serious caste difference but one of class, that is, of money, which came to replace the chandda and more benevolent system in that it was more snobbish and had no values to go with it – could finally not overcome the slight to her parents, her family by her love.


Jun 30, Alex rated it it was amazing Recommended to Alex by: You’ve successfully reported this review. It’s true that springs do come to this world for some – full of beauty and wealth – with its sweet smelling breeze perfumed with newly bloomed flowers and spiced with cuckoo’s song, but such good things remained well outside the sphere where my sight remained imprisoned.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want chattopaadhyay read. He loved them but ill-treated them.

Pagla Ghoda Movie Review. I can bring you back after six months. Not an item of furniture remained—the spaces where the cupboard, the desk, and the chair had stood were empty now. Parvati’s father, Nilkantha Chakravarti, feeling insulted at the rejection, finds an even richer husband for Parvati. Also, I feel this book is especially useful in understanding why Devdas didn’t marry Paru, when he could.

Should he not meet the dancing girl? This weak character is simply not seen in the movie, aside from the fact that he hits Paro in the movie, which I didn’t understand sxrat I read the book. Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! My luck has turned. The last few hours of Devdas’s life while he whispers her name again and again and she wakes up from her sleep hearing someone calling her, but is unaware of what might be going on right outside her own gate, has the quality of a truth of a higher plane.

See 2 questions about Devdas…. When Devdas returns to his dwvdas, now a handsome lad of nineteen, Paro asks him to marry her.

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Chandramukhi gazed at him in silence for a while and then said, Perhaps a tenderness develops between man and woman. As I told you, I’ve sold my jewelry. But can you tell me where I should go? Parvati’s mother approaches Devdas’s mother, Harimati, with a marriage proposal.