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Bikash Bandopadhyay stays in Calcutta, as the city was known, with his wife, Moushomi and daughter, Aparna. The latter, after her post-graduation, is married off to Amitava, the son of Aninda and Topolopda Bose. Aparna gets initiated into household chores by Topolopda. However, the latter is disappointed with Aparna’s style of functioning and owing to an unfortunate accident caused inadvertently by Aparna, she severely chides her. Aparna is distraught an
'Winsome Days and other tales' is a selection of twelve short stories spread over various genres.
The story, 'Winsome Days' is a tale of two woman friends who meet after a span of ten years in India. The visitor from USA is initiated to farming and other activities in the vast estate of her Indian host. Although she has come on a short visit, she is stranded in India on account of a pandemic.Nevertheless, she adjusts to the new way of life, though temp
'Passing Clouds' and other tales is a collection of ten short stories pertaining to various genres. 'Passing Clouds' is a story of a joint family whose members had seen very happy days in their simple lives. However, after the death of the patriarch and the devolution of property and other assets, jealousy and hatred raise their ugly heads and together drive a wedge between certain members of the family. Very surprisingly, an obscure factor, tucked away in eve
Rajesh Saxena, a successful entrepreneur in the meat export business, is embroiled in a business dispute with a key customer. In trying for a resolution, he gets involved in a crime he had no intention of committing. Not willing to surrender to the law, he applies all his skills and resourcefulness to cover his tracks. However, in spite of being the master strategist that he is, there are some slips that tell their own story. One leads to the other and then an
A SUBLIME REUNION It was the beginning of autumn. After the sweltering heat of the summer, the onset of autumn was a major relief for the citizens of Indore. In the small nuclear household of Dushyant, the only other occupant being his wife Shobha, plans were afoot to take a break from their Read More...