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Set in Bengali society of the early 1900's this novel is a depiction of orthodox Hindu society in conflict with Western thoughts brought in by British rule is good.
Grihdaha is an exploration of noble and complex human emotions and relationships and the triumph of love suffused with pain and suffering. Both the narratives make for an easy reading with their imaginative descriptions, lucid language and artistic cohesion. Due to the intence of emotions it has caught the imaginations of people of all ages.
Another classic of Sharat Chandra's novels. An intense story of friendship, love and betrayal. A story depicting the bygone era and the society of the times. Many things are still relevant as the human nature never changes. A must read for the lovers of literature and a soup for soul.
This is the Hindi translation of the book Pather Daavi written originally in Bangla by the Great Writer Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay. This novel is considered important also because of the dominant feeling of the love for home country. The importance could be understood by the fact that it was seized by the Britishers.
A beautiful weaving of threads of letters and quite unique to the tradition of Bengali writings of the time. The controversial novel "ultimate question", asks tough question to the society. The Characters take part in discussion in whether love can be shifted. Case of Shahjahan is discussed vigorously. Protagonist believes that a mental attitude that refuses to change is not healthy. Certainly a great piece of literature and a must read.
A story of a Brahmin boy who narrates series of events in his past twenty years.