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Thakurmar Jhuli is a Bengali book that comprises Bengali folk tales and fairy tales, written by Dakshinaranjan Mitra Majumder. The book was initially published in 1907 and since then it has become a hit especially among the Bengali children. The introduction to the compilation was written by none other than the Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. The book has been so popular that some of its characters have gained a legendary status for the children, who are fond of this particular book. Lalkamal-Nilkamal and Byangoma-Byangomi are those two popular characters. The book is divided into four sections. After the initial introductory song, there are four books. These are Dudher Sagar (The Ocean of Milk), Roop Tarashi (Scary Beauty), Chang Bang (The Nest of the Animals), and Aam Sandesh (The Dessert). Thakurmar Jhuli, which literally means grandmother’s tales, is a famous book in Bengali literature and is a known name among the households of Bangladesh and West Bengal. Several editions of the book have been published till date, and it has been translated into English as well.
Dakshinaranjan Mitra Majumdar, born on April 15 1877, is a celebrated Indian Bengali writer. He is known for writing Bengali fairy tales and children’s literature. He is a writer, editor, and collector of folk literature. He is popularly known for bringing out a compilation of Bengali folk tales and fairy tales. These are Thakurmar Jhuli, Thakurdadar Jhuli, Thandidir Tholay, and Dadamoshayer Thaolay.
|Publisher||Mitra & Ghosh Publishers Pvt Ltd|
|Number of Pages||227 Pages|
This is the ultimate book of fairy tales for any Bengali. The greatest of Bengali authors and novelists of different era themselves must have cherished this in their own childhood. The great Rabindranath Tagore himself has ushered praises for this book in it's foreword. The greatest part is, the look, feel, the pages and illustrations have not changed one bit. It remains the same as what it used to be 25 years ago when i last had it in my childhood. It's priceless for anyone who read it in his/her childhood. Flipkart delivery was great, got it on the next day of booking.
My previledge to do so ... great people have written a review of this piece of book ... I read it when I was a kid... once again purchased a new one for my daughter , for I wanted her to have the scent of the book afresh. None other can complement this original volume of bengali fairy tales. Those who translates bengali literature and claims credit ... should jump at it and boast fully do so
This is one of those books I have read multiple times as kid during my summer holidays. I can remember when I was in 1st standard for the first time I got hold of this book. My parents used to read to me and sometimes half the way they used to stop to encourage me to start reading. I am really happy to get the book back once again.
"Thakurmar Jhuli" is really a bag full of great Bengali Fairy Tales.it takes me to my childhood days.i feel nostalgic.the page quality is very good.the shipment was very quick,i got the book on yhe next day of booking.it is a priceless book.thanks flipcart :)
wow. i have got my childhood days back.. i lost my old one.. so i ordered it. delivered in 5 days. i am a college student but still love this book.. thank you flipkart.. my next target thakurdadar jhuli..