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Shyama is the pivotal character of “Janani”, a remarkable novel by Manik Bandyopadhyay. Shyama Struggles to survive honestly with her only son. Shital, her husband is imprisoned for executing the crime of stealing. Later, he exposes more dark features of his character...But he wants to reunite with Shyama again... “Janani” is the first published novel of Manik Bandyopadhyay, one of the most powerful Indian novelists of 20th Century.
Premendra Mitra, a versatile talented author, was solely engaged with movie-making for a long period. The famous five novels, which were also transformed to cinema under his esteem direction, are presented here in this collection—“Kalochaya”, “Hanabari”, “Chupi Chupi Aase”, “Notun Khabor”, and “Dakinir Char”. Moreover, five novels by him, adapted to make movie are also added here, as—“Haat Baralei Bondhu”, “Ora Thake Odhare”, “Pratishodh”, “Path Bhuley” and “Dabi.
Not only vastness covers a huge space in this mega novel but also various nations come into picture, with a long series of thrilling incidents to establish how the fire of the revolution in Soviet Russia enlightened and united the illiterate people of Pamir. Simple iron tempered into steel! So a classic novel “Duranta Egal” takes birth centering on a brave hunter Zura, belonging to an unknown, lonely village called Min-Arkhar of Pamir Valley. Undoubtedly Duranta Egal is a precious possession of Bengali Literature. Duranta Egal had achieved Vidyasagar Award in 1987.
A blood-stirring novel “Neel Ghurni” offers us the unforgettable memory of Indigo Movement in India. The poor peasants of Bengal did not tremble to raise their weapons against the tyrannical British Imperialism. At one hand, it possesses the portrayal of tormented Bengal under British oppression, exploitation, and torture. On the other hand, there are Kashinath and Fakirdadu, prepairing themselves to protest, to fight back.
Some are the voices of heart, some are the tales of life, some are exclusively the accounts of love of men and women; the stories are of estrangement, or joy. Intense desire of the characters of the stories touches the hearts of the readers as well. All the novels of this collection have been written by the celebrated author Sunil Gangopadhyay between the 60’s and 90’s. The litterateur has viewed life from varied angles with different feelings. All the twelve novels are radiant in their originality.