BYOMKESH BAKSHI STORIES by SARADINDU BANDOPADHYAY from Flipkart. com Byomkesh Bakshi made a foray into Bengali fiction in the early 30’s, thus. In the early 30s, a detective by the name of Byomkesh Bakshi made an entry into the world of Bengali fiction. This book contains seven of his most entertaining. Here are the must-reads featuring the Bengali detective. by Jash Sen. Published Mar 28, · am. Nine Byomkesh Bakshi stories to read as you watch.

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Like Manasi had mentioned bakshl her review, there are very few English translation available. Certified BuyerBhubaneshwar. The stories were good but the translation was not up to the mark. But, overall a very good read. Obvious really, since she is truth and he is a seeker of the same Satyanweshi is how Byomkesh describes himself. However, his forte was short stories and novels. After his return to West Bengal, there was still a demand for Byomkesh stories and so he wrote Chitrachor Picture Imperfect in and gradually on towhen his last story “Bishupal Badh” Killing of Ni was not completed owing to his untimely death.

In the early bashi, a detective by the name of Byomkesh Bakshi made an unobtrusive un into the world of Bengali fiction. Srikant Kuanar Certified Buyer 27 Dec, A refreshing read for a quiet weekend! Dark streets, gaslights, disguises, cat burglar chic black clothing for Byomkesh and a novel way of killing.

Byomkesh Bakshi Stories revolves around situations the detective gets himself into and how he deals with them. My Second Innings by Shanti Bhushan. Good collection of classic Byomkesh Bakhi stories.


The stories themselves are not written expertly enough to keep the mystery alive until the end – I found myself figuring out the who-did-it in many stories way before the duncehead Ajit or the writer chose to reveal it.

However, his forte was short stories and nove Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay Bengali: As always, no one quite hides things in the open as well as Bandopadhyay does.

In many places, the English is typically early-twenty-first-century Indian, in a way that lacks the charm let’s say, of R.


Multiple strands of narratives intertwine and enough motives exist to kill him several times over. My favorite story in the lot was ‘Chorabali Quicksand ‘ which has been adapted into film by the byomkeah and great Rituparno Ghosh. My favorite story in the lot was ‘Chorabali Hooked and booked by Byomkesh Bakshi! I cannot read Bengali and cannot help but feel how it would be to read the original unadulterated version by Saradindu Bandopadhyay.

In the story Adim Ripu, there is some information about Byomkesh’s early childhood. Safe and Secure Payments. I would have loved to have read these more character-building details.

Byomkesh Bakshi – Wikipedia

Unlike other lead characters in detective stories, Byomkesh Bakshi marries, ages, contemplates buying a car, etc. Better than the TV series! Byomkesh Bakshi Byomkesh Byomkesh This article is about the fictional character. Do not think me a snob if I say that translations of so many regional works into English are not at all up to the mark in India. However, the writing and editing are below average. Don’t know Bengali to read the original. This book contains seven of his most entertaining adventures, competently translated.

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. At the request of Byomkesh, Ajit starts living in the house with them.


Return to Book Page. However I found this a bit underwhelming. A Broken Sun by Aditya Iyengar. With Rajat kapoor infront of my eyes along with ajith babu and solving the cases.

Jul 18, Anindya Saha rated it really liked kn. One of the main differences between Bakshi and Sherlock Holmes is that Bakshi has a life outside of detection — he has a wife, a son, and a publishing business! To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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.

In a Cult of Their Own: My copy was a collection of some of the best Bakshi stories.

Rebound by Sanil Sachar. Certified BuyerHowrah.

Byomkesh Bakshi

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Byomkesh the Truth Seeker has such an amazing intellect that I was equally surprised after every case. Aug 15, Shruti Buddhavarapu rated it it was ok.

Nine Byomkesh Bakshi stories to read as you watch Dibakar Banerjee’s film

I’m going to look for other translations of his work, though, to see if they read better than this one did. No wait, a murder mystery.

The Glass House by Chanchal Sanyal. I had bought this book to relive those moments I had spent glued byomkeshh Doordarshan and watching Rajit Kapoor enacting the role of Byomkesh Bakshi.