Download Devdas Book by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay

Download Devdas Book by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay

Devdas

Saratchandra Chattopadhyay s tragic tale of Devdas has become synonymous with a passionate, intense love that does not find consummation.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 When Devdas returns to his village, now a handsome lad of nineteen, Paro asks him to marr Saratchandra Chattopadhyay s tragic tale of Devdas has become synonymous with a passionate, intense love that does not find consummation.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 When Devdas returns to his village, now a handsome lad of nineteen, Paro asks him to marry her But Devdas is unable to stand up to parental opposition to the match and rejects the proposition Stunned, Paro agrees to marry an elderly widower Devdas returns to Calcutta, but every waking hour of his is now filled with thoughts of Paro and his unfulfilled love for her Desperate to resolve the situation somehow, he runs to Paro who is now married and asks her to elope with him, but she refuses.Heartbroken, he seeks solace in alcohol and in the company of the courtesan Chandramukhi Chandramukhi falls in love with Devdas, but even when he is with her he can only think of Paro It is now his destiny to hurtle on relentlessly on the path to self destruction Devdas s tortured life ends when, dying of a liver ailment brought on by alcoholism, he journeys to Paro s house to see her one last time Arriving in the middle of the night, he dies unknown, untended, on her doorstep Paro comes to know of his death only the following morning Devdas has enthralled readers and filmgoing audiences alike for the better part of a century This new translation brings the classic tale of star crossed lovers alive for a new generation of readers

Title : Devdas
Author :  Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
Language : English
Isbn : 0143029266
Format : Paperback
Pages : 128 pages

Rating: 4.7

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