Book Description Devdas (দেবদাস) is a Bengali Romance novel by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay. It is the story of Devdas and Paro, childhood sweethearts who. Devdas [Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Devdas by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay. Devdas () is a Bengali-language romance novel by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay written when he was only seventeen years of age. The novel has been.

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Sensitive and daring, his novels captivated the hearts and minds of thousands of readers not only in Bengal but all over India. With his brooding intensity, good looks, perfect diction and controlled performance, the actor charmed one and all. As a child he orders her about and then abuses her when she stands up to dwvdas, telling him no or questioning his behaviour.

Saratchandra Chattopadhyay’s tragic tale of Devdas has become synonymous with a passionate, intense love that does not find consummation. On hearing of his death, Parvati runs towards the door, but her family members prevent her from stepping out of the house. Paru tries to go and see him, hearing of his death, but chattopqdhyay stopped chattopadhyah her family. The clock still hung on the bracket, but in silence. He, in turn takes to drinking heavily and loathing her presence.

You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: One day she summoned Devdas to tell him of her decision: Paroo was not allowed to meet Devdas when he was at her doorstep waiting for his death.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. In fact, no one has been here since you left. They are incoherent, and silenced by men.

The second film was a Bengali language dramadirected by the legendary Pramathesh Barua. It is the story of Devdas and Paro, childhood sweethearts who are torn apart when Devdas is sent away to Calcutta by his father, the local zamindar. The woman opened a window to look at him. They are clear-headed, bold and show tremendous resolve, in a society that inherently gives them less choices and freedom. Aug 04, Sandhya rated it liked it Recommends it for: Humiliation, disgrace, torment, persecution—I was so upset when you said this that I stopped everything that very same day.

Devdas by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He can’t reconcile the two within himself and, like Goethe’s Young Werther, sees destruction as the only way forward. What struck me particularly was the character of Chandramukhi. Make yourself at home.

You would chandrz they were there.

But I don’t see any of it. Devdas is one of the greatest books i have ever read. I cannot speak for any English translations as I’ve never read one. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Feb 05, Dr. Sitting down diffidently on one corner of the bed, Chandramukhi slowly began her story.


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It is the story of Devdas and Paro, childhood sweethearts who are torn apart when Devdas is sent away to Calcutta by his father, the local zamindar. He is like a child.

Spiders had spun webs to their heart’s content. Finally Devdas recognized her. The other woman did not, could not have had an ego, in the profession that she was in, due to whatever circumstance – she and others in her profession have it hard enough to have self respect, or indeed even a sense of self, if they are not of sarrat low consciousness, and this woman was awakened from her stupor of everyday life into her self by the disdain this man of clear conscience made clear to her.

Devdas returns to Calcutta, but every waking hour of his is now filled with thoughts of Paro and his unfulfilled love for her. But I suppose there is a culturally factor that one can never truly grasp. And I find it short sighted.