Saratchandra Chattopadhyay tells the tragic story of Devdas and his doomed love in this translation of the original Bengali classic.
Summary of the Book
Devdas is a young man who is in love with Paro. They have been together since childhood, and their love spans their entire life. However, Paro’s parents have other plans for her. They want to marry her off to another man, and this marriage will prove destructive to Devdas’ sanity. His grief, and the story of his drunken stupor as he pines for his beloved Paro, is a classic story that has been told and retold throughout the decades since its first release. This English translation brings out the wonder and tragedy of the original Bengali novel for a new generation of readers.
About Saratchandra Chattopadhyay
Saratchandra Chattopadhyay was a Bengali novelist and short story writer also known for Parineeta and Choritrohin.
Devdas was adapted into a hit movie by Sanjay Leela Bhansali starring Shahrukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai and Madhuri Dixit.
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