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s-T @ ZS ~AT ަq ArAZAS | A@ا @@ ca q ZUT o cc-@@q S, ɰ-AAR gfKH AB cUcAU @a s ^r SA@ ~c d a | AsAS d @aS AAS ~T ~A AAO "vSvAS cq"-j SA, jce "~cU cU"-j aU | J ST FABl | cU cUF, AS ~AT ަR ArZAa, mUR sAha |

SS ^r @ة A@ s @ة ! w\-@Ac-a-oJoJ-c^ -- @TA aAc | @Sv a @Sv AZ ? nT j@v ABAS Ay wU | c UZq Zc gU Uw | A@ا s w\U cO cAr gU Uw, U ASO AZ j@vq ST : FABl |

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1983 U T qeAB ~Scɰ @Ar | UfU ~Scɰ @S լAv@OJ, jce @FAUS R@SU @S rߨ A@a w\ | cq ST Bravo! Professor Shonku | 1987 U FABl ASBq A@a avw\ R rߨ w\ ~Scɰ @US | Stories ST A jq e@US @r @US U.K.- Secker & Warburg.

cqU Z T ~ɰ U | ~, jTS ~Scɰ ~w R wU avcU ~T@ ~ TZ-TZ w\ rS S | jq@T gc gcq j@c ~@Am@gc ~AT ~c ~Sc cF BA ަUT | A\Uf "STm" ST j@Av An@ BSF qAToF @@Av ceU w\ ~Scɰ @AaUT | q An@ A@ - TSfK T@ب^S - il j@AS cUUS -- "FABl @S w\ @ S @S ?"

cSr, cU A@ -- c^Ψ w\ rSS j@ ABAS, ~ ~SkA w\ a c R kH ~Uɰ ABAS | aɦ, FAB ~STA Sc @ ? ~AT ? R cc !

TSfK A@ا aɦUS S | cUUS ~STA Sc g J ASB, ~T@ o j@v w\ ca ~Scɰ @ A c | jA@ a Ar Ar w\, Tn j@v ca Tvq B cF S | rK ~S@ gcAO^ @ UUT "Uq TFABAS" | TSfK v UZ@@ Ai AUS | J TS ~r; ~T TS g |

cArAS ~Q @ U S | jU Tn Av rN -- Go ahead. | w\v a c R ~@r gɮUT | s@ UT @ ZUT | rK c^Ψc^c ~T@ k @ ~ɮ ZUq cU d @U -- Yes, yes, we have already seen it, thank you ! ~ BS, @H ZS ~T oH s Rq j@cq ~TS MgwF a, ~ @ZS c S |

A@ا Dr @p @US | ZS Tn -AS ca ~w Penguin India A\Uf ~Aخ ZUa | ZS@ Chief Editor - Ag Ag - gwFnT "Uq TFABAS" w\v Z UUS | ~w caq AOAn cFSBf @ OAv U w\ qeAB ~Scɰ @Ar a, q FAB UZ Ag AAO AaUS | ~T @a vAUS g jU a j@v r -- FABl ~ A@a avw\ ~Scɰ @ ~AT A@ qha@ ? ~FJ ! ~AT ިS c@F | qha@ ? R, s mɩf cF |

m U ~ɦq ca UwU | sAS @بAAv avw\ e@US (20 Stories) AS ~U Z U, AS UZ@ ~ qU@ Sq | A@ا q @ca FAB @a ~AT s A@a ArZUT, ~T AO@U @U | ~wq SAaUT s SS R ~SAg U@ AS @B @ cF FABl AXom | @v @ةZAS AF, jc cIUT | @FT TS J U S Ai@q, A@ا ~T@ OQبK S-ZR UZ@ A@ @ sS cI wUS s j c j@v @B g ~AT s ~SA^, ~ɩeA@ة O ~S@ cAr | q Tq g gAC AUS | ~c@ ZUT s AsAS qha @U ~T UZ AAv rN gU o S, AAS @ة B ~T@ kH mofS A UUS | @R ~Aco U AOAi BSɩT | lQHl TF ToS @ AS | A@ا aɦ @ZS r @S S s ~AT A@ AUZAa, @ةZAS R A@gc AUZAa |

Nonsense Rhymes,
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j@v H AU j-cFv m c | "ZwT" w\ FABl ASBq ~Scɰ @AaUS | w\v @Uq ަ, q B OU sAha q prF sZS okBAvcc rfA@ AcS d a | AAS ~Xg ~Xg @ cUaS | "" R "r" - jq Av rN cSS ToF ˻@F BS OqUS | jZS qeAB ^F- jce UcF-r-j ToF g cIS ~c | q FABl ި cFvq jA waS | "~ha, --- A@ ^F ?" -- jq r S @ okBAvcc cUaS, s-s-s-snake spelt with one 's' ?

jaɦR j@v a \UZ ~a | ceU v U -- " gK, Ar, Aخ Aخ Aخ |" qeAB v wa, Snakes speak when snakes hiss. I know this, I know this. Snakes kill when snakes kiss. I know this, I know this. jZS ~S cFc Ai@q cB ~a, c rNU c ~ Sq |


20 Stories-j ~T@ g R U U cA@ j@AnrAv w\ ~Scɰ @ | w\U gU @ ZUT ASv gw Acg @ s -- (1) TvTAv B; (2) cr @AiS, jce (3) j@c ~c | rK gw ަU Ov w\ : U cU F, Aa^Tm ~Agr, WWAv WvS R wJqި wT | AAv w\ ZUT @cUq rN ZU, oJoJ R JAU | ~T oF A@ s c ~Scɰ @A ?


A@ا of of j@v AO^ T jU | gcUT, UZ@ BfAc @U A@ @S ? jqgc U a AS A@ ? @QS S | ~Sc ZA c rN Uv AS ASEOq | A@ا A@ gc ? ~ A@a gcS-AO^ R j@v cFcm U | ZUT s @@v rN UvUq c S, cr ZAS@v ~er SS @ AUZ c | ~crF v @ Aw TkU w\ @S@T QA @ OUc S | jZS @ U, ~AT ~ UZ@ S | UZ@ ~STA aɦ j ~U-cU @c ~Ao@ ~Scɰ@ ~a A@ ?




jq r j@BSq A S | AAS US FAB mf | AcB @ ABڮ @q ~STA A AUS | ~Sc cF mTf TT BSS cUq AXo @US S | The Royal Bengal Mystery and Other Feluda Stories ST OAv "j@c ~c" w\q j@n @Ar U 1997 U | cq cA sc cAS g-g AaUT | UZ@ mf S- ~F^ mTf, gU-O@ @U QT @ cS | A@ا ~SFSF i@ ? U T g s ? TSFT gUR A@ QT @c ? A@ا S, ZUT R U | ~^ jASR sZS "jc A@ AUZaS, s- ?" cU @ش ~SAS, ZS TS fQ ɮ @Aa |


U JAnrAv w\q ~SkA a | a ~S@ av w\, jce A@a rߨ w\R (Ag c^FoF @ The Incredible Adventures of Professor Shonku) | FABl UZ MJa wa ~cCAU TU, U jce rߨ g eZF ca ~S@ | v AS:^ T ~S^ @ | A@ا TI TI j@v cF ZAS@ ~SrOSR , sZS AZ s qeAB ~Scɰ w ަa @ ? cCAU i@ | jq cFv sA o cɮf cCAU ToF fAT @ة, U A@a cU AaU S | c AcrK @ Acr @ cT ceU rZ c S | A@ا @U@ɩ ? ZS aUT ceU a qeAB ަc @S ? o qeAUr-ATAT mU cU ? ceU ަ ~gF Sq (sAR mU ceU ަS ), A@ا qeAUr AAcF ww @ U s cU ? FABl j@c j@v qSvAg cUAaUS -- "j@v ABAS UQ @Aa | Uv- T ceU ަa o U ަ BSF |" ("S^", AZ c BUq 1986) jZS A@ا v ~ ha S @H jZS qeAB ~Scɰ BUgF | ~w sv AaU S | q ceU ަ Awvq ~ Sq | jv Zcq :Z cF |


~SrOS @ cUUT, jc ~SH @ A rK @A | j@c j@BS ~T@ ABڮ @AaUS -- jq s ~AT FABl UZ j j ~Scɰ @A, ~T ~SH A@ ? oq A@ UZ@ ~oH Ag R wwSOcf ZFA ? S | v s j@v AcrU @H @ ASEOq ~AT ~mf@ @ A S | A@ا vq j@Tn @H S | ~ɮU, jZS TkU r ha, ~Scɰ ~M @A @S ? j ST-@ c v@-ݮ -- @Svq Bv S | U ?

jq r ZJB wU A s q avcU, sZS mU c^Ψ w\ rSɩT | s S @S r @̩ S | A@ا j@c j@Av ~cCAU T ( ~T rɩ ToF AaU S) @S j@ kH ~ɩ @H cCAU R gA Ov Aw cUAaU -- "j@ cf^S @ aɦ@ TF ɮ F A @MS ?" cUTn cCAU anfcp^ @ Ri cOA U AS | A@ا ZSq j@v cF Zv@ UwAaU | @cU j@wɰ UZ@ ST ~ɴ wUq A@ s U ? U@ ST cAS cASR cU s | q UZ@ UZ TAv TS o U cq S cI ̩ cCAU AAF@ AS cewAU @S j wc ?

O TS ~a, ST Ai@ TS Sq | jZS @ ~a gwcS BSS | A@ا ~B sA TAv@ TS ީT, o FABl @S, jscl s ceU UZ ~Scɰ a, cU TS o cUT, "F A @MS ----- ? q Z, q F | q | q, q Ag ... |"

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Published July 15, 2001

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