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Books by Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay (incomplete list)


Waiting for Rain (Eng. tr.)

Father Gabriel's Crypt (Eng. tr.)


Woodworm (Eng. tr.)
Tomorrow, I Promise (Eng. tr.)
maanab jamin
paaraapaar
manojader adbhut baaRi
haripurer harek kaaNDa
baa~Naaler aamerikaa dasha.rn
ekaadashI o bhut
chaaradik
golamaal
aakraanta
pherighaaT
madhur janya
jo.D bijo.D
shreshhTha galpa
galpa-samagra (dui khaNDa)
ashukher pare
aadam ibh o andhakaar
aaloY chhaaYaaY
aalor galpa, chhaaYaar galpa
aashchaya.r bhramaN
ujaan
R^iN
kaagajer bau
kaapurushh
kIT
xaY
gati
gaYanaar baaksa
ghuNapokaa
churi
chokh
jaal
maanabajamin
din yaaY
dUrabIN
dbitIYa sattbaar sandhaane
naanaa ra~Ner aalo
nicher lok oparer lok
nIlu haajaraar hatyaarahasya
paathi.rba
pidimer aalo
prajaapatir mR^ityu o punaja.rnma
phajal aali esechhe
phulachor
bikeler mR^ityu
maadhab o taar paaripaashbi.rk
yaao paakhi
laal nIl maanushh
shyaaolaa
shiulir gandha
si.N.Di bhe~Ne vhe~Ne
hR^idaY bR^ittaanta
manojader adbhut baa.Di
paagalaa saaheber kabar

 


  Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay (b. 1935)

Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay (shIshhe.rndu mukhopaadhyaaY) was born on 2nd November,1935 in the Mymensing district of what is now Bangladesh. His father used to work in the Railways, and Shirshendu spent his childhood in many different places following his father. Memories of these places found their ways in many writings of Shirshendu. He passed Intermediate from the Victoria College and then took an Master's in Bengali from the Calcutta University. He started his career as a school teacher. Right now, Shirshendu is on the staff of the Ananda Bazar Patrika at Calcutta. His writing career began with the publication of a short story in the famous Bengali magazine Desh, in 1959. In that same year, his first novel Ghunpoka (translated as Woodworm by Shampa Banerjee) was published in the annual, Puja edition of Desh. First children's novel - Manojder Adbhut BaaRi. He has received many awards for his work: the Vidyasagar Award (1985) for his contributions to the children's literature; Ananda Puraskar (in 1973, and again in 1990), and the Sahitya Akademi award for his novel Manabjamin in 1988. He is one of the most popular writers of present-day Bengal.





Sample of Sirshendu's manuscript
(click to enlarge)


Published February 21, 2001


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