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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She is shrewd and wise at the same time. The story begins with an episode where both Mahendra and Behari turn down a marriage proposal from a certain Binodini without as much as a glance at her photograph, unknowing then, of how her life would get entangled with their own in the near future.

The lyrical beauty which is so integral a part of Tagore’s prose was missing. To ask other readers questions about Chokher Baliplease sign up. Views Read Edit View history. This website uses cookies As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things.

Then again should we blame loner Binodini? Rigzin Yangdol rated it really liked it Bolk 08, Both Mahendra and Behari are of marriage age, and do get a lot of proposals. This year i had decided to give up on books.

Tagore was truly a Master. I am just so glad that I got to read this book. The star of the story. Chokher Bali is a melodramatic and rather sexual tale of family, love and loss.

Tagore prepared himself for writing the novel by writing a spree of short stories and it was his first serious effort at a novel. Siddhartha Patodi rated it it was amazing Ball 12, May 26, Ratnesh Pandey rated it really liked it.


Bzli gets two stars from me primarily because i was reading a translation.

Rabindranath Tagore Chokher Bali

Its a must read for anyone who’s wanting to read on human relations. Binodini is an amazing character and Z Bangla should be sued for what they have done to her.

This page was last edited on 13 Septemberat chokhre Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so. Javascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis. Commencing on the backdrop of Calcutta during the era of Bopk India, we come across an Indian household leading a simple life, as it would seem at the very beginning. Don’t you need somebody to love? Wouldn’t you love somebody to love? Reading enriches the soul and nali with the ability to transform the life.

A Widow is a kind of unhinged, Mahendra’s mother could just take her along to her house just for work and staying Awesome read. The story details cohkher lives of these three and Mahendra’s best friend as they deal with issues such as distrust, adultery, lies, and falling-out. Story of Chokher Bali First published in A.

Sep 28, Shouvik Bhattacharya rated it it was amazing. The Cult of the Charkha. Audible Download Audio Books. There is no mention of electricity Chokher Bali – Book Cover. The translation is very simple, and the story moves fast and remains interesting throughout.

Chokher Bali by Rabindranath Tagore

Portrayal of chokherr protagonist Binodini is done by Tagore in a most accurate and realistic manner. She pleads with Behari to marry her, but Behari, true to his values, rejects her offer.


Behari is asked to check her out for Mahendra – he ends up consenting to marry her, but subsequently let’s Mahendra be the groom.

But one needs to be in that Era and presence of mind to understand the issue expressed in the book. View all 15 comments.

Chokher Bali

To ask other readers questions about Rabindranath Tagore Chokher Baliplease sign up. Her emotions seem so genuine that even her trickery and deception are easily digested as natural to being a human. Feb 20, Rakesh Nainwal rated it it was amazing. Is adultery a sin?

Oct 24, Bai rated it really liked it Shelves: But was she a widow by choice? This is feature allows you to search the site. Mahendra, the spoilt endearing son of a widowed mother who is over-affectionate over him.

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Chokher Bali is such a complicated story of love, lust and longing. This service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. Maybe some of the situations of the book do not apply to the way we look at life, or our chokhsr This is a beautifully written book and extremely interesting on the human level.

The tussle between the mother and Kakima, the mother and her daughter-in-law in regards to her son, everything is on point.

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