Download e-book for iPad: Trailokyanath Mukhopadhyay's Kankabati by Annotated by ,Nandini Bhattachrya

By Annotated by ,Nandini Bhattachrya

ISBN-10: 9384092398

ISBN-13: 9789384092399

This quantity is the newest English language translation of Trailokyanath Mukhopadhyay’s tale approximately Kankabati, a bit woman in nineteenth-century Bengal’s Kusumghati. it truly is textured with annotations, and with portraits that followed the unique variation. Publicized initially as a latest fairy story, this tale tells of Kankabati’s goals of a chain of adventures in weird and wonderful locations and events. She visits an underwater nation of fishes; delves into dense forests and mysterious caves the place ghouls like Nakeshwari dwell; and ventures out into the skies astride a khokkosh service, to the area of a unwell moon and his quarrelsome kinfolk. The narrative additionally dwells on Kankabati’s and Khetu’s love for every different in face of demise, dishonour and all earthly enticements. whereas Kankabati is actually riveting as a delusion, with meaningless quarrels, never-ending plotting, serio-comic villains, and unforeseen wellsprings of generosity, it's also relaxing as a image description of village existence in fin-de-siècle Bengal.

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