Author:Upendrakishore Roychoudhury; Translated By Swagata Deb

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Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne: The Magical World of Upendrakishore Roychoudhury

By: Upendrakishore Roychoudhury; Translated By Swagata Deb

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001168

ISBN: 0143335898

Condition: New


Artist, musician, man of science, Upendrakishore Roychoudhury was a man of many parts. But it is for his writing for children that he is best remembered. This book is a selection of the best of his stories and the most fascinating of his characters: Goopy and Bagha, dedicated but unsuccessful musicians who are cast out of their homes because their music drives their families and neighbours crazy; Tuntuni, the little bird; the clever fox; Majantali Sarkar, the cat; the intrepid Granny Hunchback; and many others. Swagata Deb’s vibrant translation brings Upendrakishore’s unique magic to a wid... View more info