Classic Satyajit Ray is an anthology of delightful short stories by master storyteller, Satyajit Ray.
Summary of the Book
Classic Satyajit Ray is a treasure trove for those who enjoy reading the works of Satyajit Ray, one of the most skillful short story writers of his generation. The book comprises of forty-nine of the best short stories penned down by the author and translated by Gopa Majumdar. These tales explore the macabre and the supernatural and are stories of ordinary people caught up in extraordinary circumstances. Some of the stories included in the book are Bonku Babu?s Friend, The Hungry Septopus, The Two Magicians, Indigo, The Class Friend, The Small World of Sadananda, Pikoo's Diary and The Promise. This book will make for an engaging and enthralling read for those who enjoy reading short stories.
About Satyajit Ray
Satyajit Ray was an Indian filmmaker and author. He was regarded as one of the greatest filmmakers of all time with films like Pather Panchali, Charulata, and Shatranj Ke Khilari to his credit. His first film, Pather Panchali (1955), won eleven international prizes, including Best Human Documentary at the Cannes Film Festival. Ray was honored with several awards in his career, including 32 Indian National Film Awards, a number of awards at international film festivals and an Academy Award in 1992. He was also honored with the Bharat Ratna in 1992. Apart from being a filmmaker, he is also a writer of repute. He revived the Bengali children?s magazine, Sandesh in 1961.