Devdas [Saratchandra Chattopadhyay, Sreejata Guha] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Devdas is a young man who is in love with Paro. Book Description Devdas (দেবদাস) is a Bengali Romance novel by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay. It is the story of Devdas and Paro, childhood sweethearts who. Devdas is a most popular (Famous) book of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay. Just click & download. If you want to read online, please go to (✅Click For Read.

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How much can that have got you? Now make your arrangements and get out of this place. I wish I can read Bangla!

Such a miserable, abusive, unlikable character. I’m a big fan of the film version, but I heard it was very different than the book. This isn’t a grand, tragic love story, it’s the tale of a man who is torn apart by his inability to have the relationships he wants to have because he has been c This is such a beautiful, deceptively simple novella. They inspired me to take up their case and plead for them.

I was disappointed of course.

And then rather than moving on he just destroys his life. On turning the last page of Devdas, a short novella that I could hardly bear to put down, whilst one is forced to confront feelings of sadness and loss at the tragedy that has just ssrat one is further provoked, not to weep, but to try and understand and explain them.

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The film turned the decades-old stereotypes on its head and gave us a hard-hitting and unconventional take. After I’ve sold these bangles.


His love was sacrificed at the alter of his class and the ensuing ego of the family that he shared – and his temper. Return to Book Page.

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And still we remain silent. Any more might tear me apart. She gazed at him for a few moments before putting forth her question: He wants to have whatever he wants whenever he wants it which isn’t possible. Jul 06, Aparna rated it it was ok.

I’m talking about the remake and not the original Bengali movie. Like that of Shiva as the prelude aptly discussesDevdas’ nature is to remain a witness to the destruction he causes while his consorts Parvati and Chandra, both of which are Shiva’s real wives are active in the world, creating a play.

In the book Devdas is even more cold, heartless and unlikeable than in the movie. It may well be recalled here that Kolkata was the premiere film production centre in India, not Mumbai then Bombay in pre-Independent India. Chandramukhi showed no signs of worry. Blame the movie, not me.

On a related note: No wonder his mother was overcome by regret sometimes at not having allowed the marriage between her son and Parvati when they had wanted it.

He got hold of a rich man, two hundred rupees a month, a box full of ornaments, and a guard at the door. Apr 26, Without her meticulous translation, Devdas could never appear so entertaining. After some thought, Devdas replied, Very well. She told him off, in no uncertain words, that her parents knew better than to leave her at mercy of so weak a character, and they mattered, and their submission to his will was by no means a guarantee as he assumed.

Love that can cause life. Devdas was of the same opinion. Anyways these characters now have their interpretations in my mind too. Without responding to this, Devdas said, How do you propose to survive? We simply do not see this in the movie. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks!


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

I found Chandramukhi quite similar to Pyari of Shrikantawho has tasted much bitterness in life and is yet chattopadjyay to transform herself into a benign woman by just one touch. This poverty abounds in my writings. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

The title should be at least 4 characters long. The story fits the era, The Hindi language film, made in Kolkata, was a New Theatres production. Gazing at her for a while, Devdas asked, Where’s Chuni-babu?

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Leave a Reply Cancel reply. For other uses, see Devdas disambiguation. I have witnessed endless injustice to these people, unfair intolerable indiscriminate justice. In a confused state, Devdas flees to Calcutta. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Then begins the whole charade of love, a mere show, and when it ends, the man says in a fury, You lying slut!

But not really, because a tragedy beats a happy story any day, and this is a champion of tragedies.