Devdas [Saratchandra Chattopadhyay, Sreejata Guha] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Devdas is a young man who is in love with Paro. Book Description Devdas (দেবদাস) is a Bengali Romance novel by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay. It is the story of Devdas and Paro, childhood sweethearts who. Devdas is a most popular (Famous) book of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay. Just click & download. If you want to read online, please go to (✅Click For Read.

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Blame the movie, not me. The movie by Sanjay Leela Bhansali is so different from the novel. Devdas sat up in astonishment.

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I wish I can read Bangla! Devdas sees that Parvati is no longer the small girl he knew. Mine came with a good introduction which explained some of the context of the Bengal renaissance, the literary shadow cast by Tagore, and some analysis of the characters re: I am older than you, Devdas, and I have seen a great many things in this world. CS1 Bengali-language sources bn Webarchive template wayback links Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Bengali-language text Articles containing video clips.

What’s all this, Chandramukhi? He says no, moves to Calcutta.

Infact he liter Devdas, Paro, Chandramukhi. The true reason for the success of Devdas as fiction is less in the melodramatic emotions of love and In the hands of Chattopadhyay the grandiosity of sarag love-triangle becomes an achingly beautiful piece of minimalist fiction. She transformed herself, but was not above setting up shop again when needed to find him when he was lost, and that did not bind her again to the profession either – she gave up all to live in a small village in a very simple lifestyle earning much respect from the villagers that knew her for her true self.


This makes Devdas, when sober, hate and loathe her very presence.

Then begins the whole charade sagat love, a mere show, and when it ends, the man says in a fury, You lying slut! Devdas is a man we can love as much as we can admit that he is flawed, perhaps because his flaw is all too understandable.

Making up his mind, decides he tells his father he wants to marry Parvati. It’s so simple and sweet.

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This weak character is simply not seen in the movie, aside from the fact that he hits Paro in the movie, which I didn’t understand until I read the book. Friday, September 18, But where will you go?

But in your case I would be upset, not angry. Many try to compare this novel to Romoe and Juliet however, this comparison is misleading. Both Paro, and Bou take on the role of mother goddesses when they heal Devdas and implore him to change his ways, to open his eyes and realize that there is really no reason for him to suffer when he not chattopadhyzy has chzndra wealth, but is rich in love as well.

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She senses the real man behind the fallen, aimless Devdas he has become and can’t help but love him. In short, I loved the novel much more than the movie. Certainly identifiable for anyone who has missed out on love out of cowardice, or who has been separated from a love due to external circumstances like familial or social expectations. It’s simply that he doesn’t comprehend the right thing to do at the right time.


The corpse was thrown half burnt and was eaten away by the vultures, crow and jackals.

Get married, Devdas, I want to see you married before I go. The story pivots a tragic triangle linking Devdas, an archetypal lover in viraha separation ; Paro, his forbidden childhood love; and the reformed prostitute Chandramukhi.

Jun 30, Alex rated it it was amazing Recommended to Alex by: In the book Devdas is even more cold, heartless and unlikeable than in the movie.

I loved the Author simplicity of story telling without complicating it Hope, Translator had captured the original essence. View all 10 comments. As a matter of fact they had easily found her a match far wealthier than his family, which was only a proof in her eyes that her family had no reason to feel low in comparison.

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