Tagore said about the novel, I have always regretted the ending’. Chokher Bali explores the forbidden emotions unleashed when a beautiful young widow. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Rabindranath Tagore was an Indian poet, writer, and Look inside this book. Rabindranath Tagore Chokher Bali by [Ray. First published as a serial, a novel on love, family and sexuality in Bengal society. Chokher Bali is the most realistic book I have ever read. So many things.

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Chokher Bali

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. She would have found forgiveness in her heart and would’ve loved wholeheartedly again.

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A Pipe Line of water was a new thing then! Still, loved it and will try more stories from this author in future. She was a relatable character and appeared more bbook. H Lawrence’s ‘Sons and Lovers’, the metaphorical umbilical cord that had thus conjoined mother and son is abli after the entry of Asha, and so the mother decides to take a journey to her village for a change of scenery.

Mahendra is an indecisive, proud, insecure and immature person. Tagore bqli wrote in his regional Language Bengali. Thanks for telling us about the problem. By this time, Mahendra, who is by nature a pretentious youth who writes poetry in English, the language of the colonial masters and dresses in the latest Western fashions, wearies of his wife, because in spite of her beauty, she fails to arouse in him an enduring passion on account of her being an uneducated simpleton with whom he cannot share his feelings.


This chhokher i had decided to give up on books. Give me something that can last me till I die. Retrieved 15 March Binodini hails the woman and the two soon agree that it would be best if Binodini came to live with the woman and her son, Mahendra who, by the way, was one of the first to see Binodini’s photo when she was unwed and up for grabs yet refused her on account of his being “unready for marriage”.

Aug 11, Madhulika Liddle rated it liked it. They get news that Binodini has got married. I always wanted to read a book by Rabhindranath Tagore but as I am not much in to poetry yet, so I had to pick one of his prose for starters and this was the book that caught my attention.

Novels by Rabindranath Tagore Indian novels adapted into films. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. Feb 19, shruti rated it liked it. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The sanctity of the marriage bond has been questioned often enough but in those days, the very thought of such indiscretion would warrant ostracization.

Any translation attempt will definitely leave a gap and this is no different. Binodini hails the woman and her two sons agree that it would be best if Binodini came to live with the woman and her son, Mahendra. Refresh and try again. Want to Read saving…. This is used to collect data on traffic to chokhr and other pages on our site.

Rabindranath Tagore Chokher Bali by Sukhendu Ray

No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. Sep 01, Nilkantha Pal rated it it was amazing. His unchaste exhibition isn’t so antagonising as are his strong gook against his best friend and unrestricted feelings of superiority to women. Nov 08, Ihsan rated it really liked it.


My main qualm with the book was that the ending fell flat. The Religion of Man.

This is an ad network. There is no mention of electricity She trust Commencing on the backdrop of Calcutta during the era of British India, we come across an Indian household leading a simple life, as it would seem at the very beginning.

On the day of marriage Binodini vanishes, leaving a letter for Asha.

She may have lost her way in her rage, but her moral compass re-asserts herself when she cannot harm the ever loyal Bihari, even by obeying his desire to marry her, knowing it would taint his reputation beyond redemption As I said, I’m depressed after the ending, but I understand it.

The Crowning Wish Satyanweshi A nice read for the weekend. Mahendra is booj doctor circa British rule in India, who lives a comfortable life in a bookk in Bengal India. Then again should we blame loner Binodini? He does what pleases him without consequences but losses his mojo when the hot girl moves next balli 90’s Bollywood much? To he’ll with him who wrote Jana Ghana mana praising a colonial ruler.

Film adaptations by some renowned directors like Satyajit Ray and Ritupurno Ghosh has been exemplary.