ISBN 9788129115430,That Calcutta...Those Bongs

That Calcutta...Those Bongs


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9788129115430

ISBN-10 8129115433


Number of Pages 271 Pages
Language (English)

General & world history

Here is your best chance to know all about 'that Calcutta' and 'those Bongs'! A collection of short stories, Thet wanted to know about Kolkata(erstwhile Calcutta) and the wonderful Bengalis. As you flip through the pages, you will fall in love with the bengalis-their habits, idiosyncrasies, crazy wys of life and of course, their delicious food! From the savoury hilsa to the intrinsic rasagollas to a tingle of gandharaj lime...your mouth will water-that is how their culinary skills are! And you will become a part of their world among the dadas, didas and thakumas, And at the time you might go O'Mago! At their gullibility.->A storehouse of eccentric characters of an almost past era, That Calcutta...Those Bongs! Is an obituary to numerous lives of inconsequence as it makes heroes out of very humble people nobody would otherwise glorify.->Repete with a witty sense of humour, mild sarcasm and intelligent irony, the stories in this book will undoubtedly make you laugh, but at times, can also make your eyes go moist.->It makes a gone way of life come alive, especially fpr those who look for roots....->And through these brilliant stories, triggered by real life incidents and inspiration, the author takes you on a memorable journey which you will never forget.