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While I was reading this book, Sushant Singh Rajput and Anand Tiwari – the actors who played Byomkesh and Ajit in the latest film version – were happily housed in my imagination, enacting the stories very energetically. Hooked and booked by Byomkesh Bakshi!

It is also found that the later stories are not penned by Ajit, as he is much more engaged in his publication business. Indeed no one else but Sushant came to mind at each moment of smirk, smile or Bakshi in deep thoughts. I felt slightly disappointed with this translation.

Byomkesh Bakshi

It is a great book for those being nostalgic for Kolkata. May 30, Veena Soujanya rated byommkesh liked it Shelves: 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.


Sharadindu did not want to continue the Byomkesh stories, which is why he saradkndu writing Byomkesh stories from to Small stories which keeps you interested till the end.

Aug 08, Gowri N. Saradindu Bandopadhyay penned 32 Byomkesh stories from to prior to his death. Born inSaradindu Bandopadhyay is one of the most popular Bengali writers of all time. Certified BuyerKolkata. Good as one time read.

To verify, just bandhopadhyay the link in the message. Retrieved from ” https: Bakshi is accompanied by his bandyopaduyay Ajit on all his adventures in Byomkesh Bakshi Stories. This translation lacks the finesse of another that I read just prior, ‘Picture Imperfect and other mysteries’. It is also mentioned that Byomkesh did not like being called a detective, and the word ‘investigator’ was even worse.

Unlike other lead characters in detective stories, Byomkesh Bakshi marries, ages, contemplates buying a car, etc. I vaguely remembered the Doordarshan series from my childhood. Byomkesh Bakshi in other media.

This is not the book I am reading. But, overall a very good read.

Byomkesh Bakshi by Saradindu Bandyopadhyay

The mysteries are revealed with true detective flourish. Cinema of West Bengal. This book contains seven of his most entertaining adventures, competently translated. Aug 15, Shruti Buddhavarapu rated it it was ok. However, the writing and editing are below average. The stories were good but the translation was not up to the saradkndu.


Open Preview See a Problem? The language is fluid and the stories are fast-paced.

Byomkesh Bakshi – Wikipedia

While I think Monimala Dhar, the translator, seems to have done a decent job, there could have been more tight editing of her English. I bndyopadhyay I knew Bengali so that I could compare this translation with Sharadindu Bandhopadhyay’s original, but alas! I’m going to look for other translations of his work, though, to see if they read better than this one did.

Was excited to read this. An easy read detective story-set.

When Byomkesh was seventeen years old, his parents died of tuberculosis. The Yash starrer collects Rs 1. Overall okay one, few lines denotes too much typical thinking too like lady so must be at home around afternoon.

I’ll keep the review short and simply say that this is a treat which one must savour.