Category Archives: Literary

Seven Bong expressions that are entirely lost in translation

If you’ve noticed from my last few blog posts, lately I have been fixated with bullet point lists. Maybe because I am so extremely untidy and erratic in nature, that the idea of Everything in Life neatly sorted out in … Continue reading

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হারিয়ে যাওয়া সময়ের ফিরে পাওয়া বই

দৃশ্যপট ১ বাইরে অন্ধকার, বরফ পড়ছে, জানালার শার্সি ঢেকে দিচ্ছে তুষার কণা | গনগনে চুল্লির তাতে ঘরের ভেতরটা আরামের মতো গরম, গালচের ওপর কুন্ডুলী পাকিয়ে ঘুমোচ্ছে ‘ভাসকা’ বেড়াল, পাশে ঝাঁকড়ালোমো গেঁয়ো কুকুর ‘পস্তোইকো’ | সামোভারে জল ফুটছে, সুরুয়ার মন মাতানো … Continue reading

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Feluda Quiz – The Answers

We all know the stories; we all know the answers. Just for a quick recapitulation on Feluda – Feluda has crossed sword with innumerable ‘villains’ in his adventures. Which ignoble character, if any, has appeared in more than one story? … Continue reading

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Fifty years in the company of Feluda

You probably met him when you were about 7 or 8. An average Bengali youth, with a not-so-average mind, on a vacation in Darjeeling with his young cousin. Possessing a sharp wit, a sharper eye for detail and keen deductive … Continue reading

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