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By Rabindranath Tagore

Offered the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913, Rabindranath Tagore used to be India's best litterateur of the early 20th century. Tagore was once one of many country's pioneering novelists, prepared to scan with shape and impressive in his number of topics. His novels are remembered for his or her leading edge narrative buildings, profound insights into human relationships, and evocatively lyrical language. This collector's version of Rabindranath Tagore's novels in English translation brings jointly the writer's best-known novels in omnibus volumes. the 1st quantity beneficial properties 3 novels—Chokher Bali, Ghare Baire and Yogayog—and novellas: Chaturanga and Malancha. Chokher Bali (A Grain of Sand) is a vintage exposition of an extramarital affair that happens in the confines of a joint relatives. Asha, the straightforward, demure spouse of the wealthy, flamboyant Mahendra, befriends Binodini, a vivacious younger widow who involves stay with them; yet either Mahendra and Binodini betray Asha's belief and elope, leaving the wedding in ruins. Set opposed to the backdrop of the Partition of Bengal by means of the British in 1905, Ghare Baire (Home and the realm) is additionally the story of a triangular dating: among the liberal-minded zamindar Nikhilesh, his trained and delicate spouse Bimala, and Sandip, Nikhilesh's pal, a charismatic innovative who Bimala turns into drawn to. Chaturanga (Quartet) strains the philosophical and emotional advancements among Sachish, an excellent younger atheist who turns ascetic after the premature loss of life of his mentor, his good friend Sribilash, and Damini, a tender widow sheltered through the guru Lilananda, who Sachish and Sribilash turn into devotees of. Set within the historic context of the decline of the landed aristocracy in Bengal and the emergence of the entrepreneur classification, Yogayog (Nexus) is the story of Kumudini, the daughter of a classy relatives that has fallen on undesirable instances, who's torn among her loyalties to Madhusudan, her crass and self-serving husband, and Bipradas, her inventive and compassionate brother, as she struggles desperately to discover an identification for herself. eventually, Malancha (The backyard) beneficial properties the loving yet childless couple Aditya and Neerja whose calm household international is shattered while Neerja is struck down by means of disorder and suspects Sarala, Aditya's youth good friend, of usurping her position either in Aditya's middle and of their liked backyard. Written in Tagore's inimitable kind and entire of bizarre turns of plot and unforgettable reports of the human psyche, each one of those novels, on hand the following in sleek, lucid translations, will pride all fanatics of vintage fiction.

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