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Key Features This edition will have for the very first time illustrations by father and son-Sukumar Ray and Satyajit Ray, making it a collectible edition. It is a fresh and exciting translation by the Jadavpur University Translators' Collective where a number of voices and perspectives come together to give this book a unique feel. The book is a cumulative result of a workshop helmed by Arunava Sinha, one of the foremost translators in our country today. This collection of stories showcases all the wit, humour and sheer genius that Sukumar Ray is renowned for. Pagla Dashu's antics make him one of the most memorable schoolboys in the vernacular literature of India To Read: Read 25 classic stories by one of the greatest children's writers of Bengal. To Know: Hundreds of little known facts about the author, his world, the times he lived in, his family, social fabric and the historical figures that inspired his stories. Plus, an introduction to techniques of printing, children's magazines and humour clubs in Bengal along with rare photos from the Ray family album. To Do: Review the book and learn more Sukumar Ray, his childhood and his unforgettable characters. To Keep: All colour mini-poster: A Portrait Gallery of Pagla Dashu and Co. About the Book: The Book Mine: The Crazy Tales of Pagla Dashu and Co. You never know what's going to happen in Pagla Dashu'sworld-it's an out-and-out romp. Life is never ordinary or dull whenDashu is around and this round-eyed, curly- haired schoolboy shakesup people and places till everyone and everything is as topsy-turvyas our hero. From his classroom antics to his playtime tactics, Dashu's impish audacity has you rolling on the floor with laughter.Join him and his equally wacky company of madcap schoolboys andgeniuses, show-offs and know-it-alls, scientists and explorers, andmany other unforgettable characters who will take you on a crazyroller-coaster ride through poetry epidemics, strange robberies, chaotic school plays, and imagina
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Book Description Hachette India, 2012. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M9350095416