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An easy read detective story-set. May 30, Veena Soujanya rated it liked it Shelves: Apr 04, Prafulla Mannewar rated it really liked it.

The book is good, only if you haven’t read Sherlock Holmes before. Completed it in one seating – start to finish. It’s like a draft version is written without proper editing, as lots of mistakes and loop holes in a plan, that make is predictable and loose end lead to error in the novel.

Indeed no one else but Sushant came to mind at each moment of smirk, smile or Bakshi in deep thoughts. His most famous creation is the fictional sardaindu Byomkesh Bakshi.

Sep 30, Amith Raravi rated it really liked it. A wrong edition to enjoy Byomkesh Bakshi stories. Oct 19, Ankur Sharma rated it it was amazing Shelves: But that’s about the only glitch in an otherwise captivating read.

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Byomkesh Bakshi Stories

Only a diehard fan would be able to look past this! Byomkesh Bakshii in other media. Jisshu Sengupta had also done a decent job in the Anjan Dutt directorial.


A refreshing read for a quiet weekend! Byomkesh Bakshi Stories are riddled with clunky phrasing and ungainly Indianisms sarzdindu mar the flow of the narrative. Certified BuyerKolkata. In the story Adim Ripu, there is some information about Byomkesh’s early childhood. I do feel the narrative lacked the flow in the certain places and seemed a bit drab.

Byomkesh Bakshi by Saradindu Bandyopadhyay

I’m going to look for other translations of his work, though, to see if they read better than this one did. Sharadindu Bandhopadhay’s most well known character Byomkesh Bakshi first appeared as a character in the story Satyanweshi The Inquisitor.

I am reading a Bengali book named “Saradindu Amnibas” which contains all the stories of Byomkesh Bakshi. Unlike other lead characters in detective stories, Byomkesh Bakshi marries, ages, contemplates buying a car, etc.

I would have loved to have read these more character-building details. This book contains seven of his most entertaining adventures, competently translated.

Apr 18, Kanwarpal Singh rated it it was ok. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Byomkesh Bakshi is described in Satyanweshi as “a man of twenty-three byokesh twenty-four years of age who looked well educated. The stories were good but the translation was not up to the mark.

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I’d say Byomkesh is one of the finest Bengali detectives ever created, probably just behind Feluda. I dare say that it may be true but who knows? Select a City Close. The mysteries are revealed with true detective flourish. Mumbai Mumbai search close. For records both these books have a different set of stories.


It has those traditional principles of going by wit rather than modern techniques of solving cases. I had bandyopadhay this book to relive those moments I had spent glued to Doordarshan and watching Rajit Kapoor enacting the role of Byomkesh Bakshi.

Thus he fashioned a new name for himself and had it inscribed on a brass plate in front of his house. This was a good read, Bandyopadhysy love detective fiction and Byomkesh is all time favourite, couple of stories selected were not elite ones and hence the book lost a star.

At the request of Byomkesh, Ajit starts living in the house with them. I cannot read Bengali and cannot help but feel how it would be to read the original unadulterated version by Saradindu Bandopadhyay.