Bishabriksha: ( Bengali Edition )

Bishabriksha: ( Bengali Edition )

by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee


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Bishabriksha (poison tree) is set in Bankim Chandra's own time.
Nagendra gives refuge to a young widow Kundanandini in his own house, who is orphaned after the death of her father.
He becomes attracted to the girl and is torn between his devoted wife Suryamukhi and the beautiful Kundanandini. There are other characters like Kamalamani, Nagendra's sister, Taracharan who is desirous of Kundanandini, etc...

The work paints an adequate picture of the Bengal society, its norms, traditions, conventions etc. during a bygone period. Huge Havelis, palanquins, many many servants and separate quarters for all people...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781978497498
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/21/2017
Pages: 182
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.39(d)

About the Author

Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay or Bankim Chandra Chatterjee (27 June 1838-8 April 1894) was a Bengali writer, poet and journalist.He was the composer of India's national song Vande Mataram, originally inSanskrit stotra personifying India as a mother goddess and inspiring the activists during the Indian Independence Movement. Chattopadhyay wrote thirteen novels and several 'serious, serio-comic, satirical, scientific and critical treaties' in Bengali. His works were widely translated into other regional languages of India as well as in English.

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