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Pather Panchali: Song of the Road
Pather Panchali: Song of the Road
 
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Author : Bibhutibhusan Bandopadhyaya (Author), Tr. Tathaga (Author)
Publisher : Penguin Modern Classics
ISBN# : 9780143102953
Pages : 487
Price :INR 499
Offer Price:INR 444
 
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Book Description

 In the idyllic village of the Abode of Contentment, Durga and her little brother, Opu, grow up in a world of woods, orchards and adventure. Nurtured on their aunt's songs and stories, they dream of secret magical lands, forbidden gardens and the distant railroad. The grown-up world of debts, resentment and bone-deep poverty barely touches them. Their parents, Shorbojoya and Horihor, also dream of the railroad, though as the gateway to lands with a better future. But can distance really change destiny? Will the railroad augur a triumphant future for the Roys, or a ballad of fates drastically altered?
A powerful testament to the indomitable human will to prevail, this timeless novel comes alive in an incandescent new translation.

 
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