Title:Rabindranath Tagore: Complete And Unbridged
Publisher:Penguin Books India
Remarks:B&W Illustrations, No dust jacket and the book is just fine.
Size:142 x 217 mm
Rabindranath Tagore experimented with form in his novels and was bold in his choice of subjects. This omnibus edition brings together the Nobel Prize winner’s most popular novels in translation. It is a collection that will be loved and treasured. A Grain of Sand (Chokher Bali), The Shipwreck (Noukadubi), Gora, Quartet (Chaturanga), Home and the World (Ghare Baire), Nexus (Yogayog), Farewell Song (Shesher Kabita), The Garden (Malancha), Four Chapters (Char Adhyay).
One of India's most cherished figures, Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1914) was a novelist, short-story writer, poet, essayist, painter, educationist and thinker, the first non-European to be awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1913. He modernised Bengali literature, moving it away from its rigid classical form and strict linguistic structure. Known for works such as Gitanjali (Song Offerings), Gora (Fair-Faced) and Ghare-Baire (The Home and the World,) his novels, short stories and verse are considered part of the greatest of world literature, famous for their exploration of the political and the personal.