|Title||:||Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne: The Magical World of Upendrakishore Roychoudhury|
|Number of Pages||:||176|
Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne: The Magical World of Upendrakishore Roychoudhury Reviews
My rating is based on the movie, which I absolutely adore! I recently found out that the book is available in an English translation, and am hoping to get hold of a copy soon.
This is a wonderful selection of stories for children, though adults will enjoy it in equal measure. The author – Upendrakishore Roychoudhury – is a well-known Bengali author and will be easier to identify as the grandfather of film-maker Satyajit Ray. He wrote a lot of stories for children, of which some of the best has been brought together in this translated collection.The title story is the tale of two people – Goopy the singer (“gyne” in Bengali) and Panchu the drummer (who would [...]