ISBN 9788190574846,The Dreadful Beauty

The Dreadful Beauty


Ponytale Books



Ponytale Books

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9788190574846

ISBN-10 8190574841


Number of Pages 110 Pages
Language (English)


Popular crime detectives Santu and Kakababu have been fascinating young readers for generations together. The story features Santu, a thirteen-year-old boy, who is the nephew-cum-apprentice to Raja Roychowdhury, aka Kakababu, a former high ranking government official. The Dreadful Beauty leads the two of them to the quaint valleys of Kashmir. Kakababu is on the look-out for an important ancient relic. While the rest of the family gets to enjoy the beauty of Kashmir, poor Santu is busy helping Kakababu solve the mystery behind the relics. But Sucha Singh, a powerful goon of the area, thinks that Kakababu is in search of the fabled gold mines of Kashmir. Will Kakababu and Santu be able to outwit the prying and interfering, Sucha Singh? This book will make for an engaging and interesting read for young readers. About Sunil Gangopadhyay Sunil Gangopadhyay was a famous Bengali poet and novelist. Born in Faridpur, Gangopadhyay obtained his Master's degree in Bengali from Calcutta University. He started Krittibas, a Bengali poetry magazine in 1953. He is credited for creating the Bengali fictional character Kakababu and wrote a series of novels on this character. He was honored with the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1985 for his novel Sei Somoy.