In this excerpt from a novel by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, a man visits Calcutta Devdas was exasperated after spending six months at home following his. Devdas [Saratchandra Chattopadhyay, Sreejata Guha] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Devdas is a young man who is in love with Paro. Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s epic novel, Devdas, is a tale of love and loss and has been a favourite of filmmakers. The latest to join the club.

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I cannot bear it here any longer, Devdas. But talking to my parents, they’ve told me that Sarat Chandra is not famous for being a particularly good writ I was initially very unimpressed with the selections in this book, particularly because Sarat Chandra is so very famous amongst Bengalis.

She asks him to marry her, a bold move for a 13 year old girl in the early s! Make yourself at home. The introduction also helped a great deal. Sep devdqs, Roewoof rated it really liked it. The stories are undoubtedly nice but my rating goes to the traslation. Views Read Edit View history.

Remarkably, Devdas is less of a depressing read than a riveting, touching one.

She loves him nonetheless. Now I’m excited to watch the s version directed by Bimal Roy. I was disappointed of course.

I often feel like women in India are the victim chattipadhyay so many cliches- one just has to look at the jokes, in which the wife is portrayed as a silly, managing woman and the husband a victim of marriage- and so am surprised that this author was so different.

Monday, September 20, Chhandra was a little curious as to how the characters really are and whether the interpretations on TV or movies is actually real. My luck has turned. Refresh and try again. Please try again later. I am upgrading my rating from 3 stars to 5. I wish I can read Bangla! It is the story of Devdas and Paro, childhood sweethearts who are torn apart when Devdas is sent away to Calcutta by his father, the local zamindar.


In that light, the stories I read here are much more palatable. Had I given all this up on an impulse, perhaps a little more caution might be necessary, but I have not felt a moment’s regret in all this time.

DaasDev is the 17th time Sarat Chandra’s epic novel Devdas comes onscreen

You have exceeded the maximum number of MP3 items in your MP3 cart. Yes, I am penniless. Devdas was of the same opinion.

In Hindi if not I read it in Hindi. Why didn’t you go earlier? He dies at her doorstep on a dark, cold night. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori.

Devdas by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay

Self respect, not ego, was what this was about, when she told him off. Devdas is a Bengali-language romance novel by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay written xhattopadhyay he was only seventeen years of age. Now to read Parineeta and have my heart mangled again. It is almost as if the writer was unconscious of what came through while he merely wrote the tale of an unfortunate man.

Jun 30, Alex rated it eevdas was amazing Recommended to Alex by: She was wearing no ornaments besides a pair of bangles.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I have heard many quote the facile summing up of Devdas, about comparison that men easily might make between the two women in his life. Is it so hard to understand?

Why should I put myself through that? He went away after a quarrel two months ago, never came back.

Devdas and Other Stories

The old one with Dilip Kumar is closer to the book. To the Hindi film audience, the most abiding image of Devdas is Dilip Kumar, mouthing his now famous lines: Infact he liter Devdas, Paro, Chandramukhi.

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Sep 12, Kookie rated it it was amazing. However, it is interesting to note that, this film, when it hits the screen on April 27, will be the 17th time the doomed love story of Devdas Mukherjee, Parvati or Paro and Chadramukhi plays out on the silver screen. They made me start to speak. However it took a Dilip Kumar to catapult this classic Indian tale of love, longing and failure into stratosphere.

Read more from the December issue Go Back. A decent young man and a caring, but self respecting, young woman – and a feudal society where he has no means of supporting her if his family would not have it and so lacks courage to elope with the woman he loves, so he does the decent thing and instead tells her he never saw her as a lover, a mistake he repents forever while throwing away his life.

It is now his destiny to hurtle on relentlessly on the path to self-destruction. And then I don’t know what madness took hold of me—I began to look at everything differently. Not only did their religion not permit a wedding so soon after a death in the family, but a suitable bride also had to be sought.

But Devdas is unable to stand up to parental opposition to the match and rejects the proposition.

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