One Dozen Stories Author: Satyajit Ray-penguin india
Twelve timeless stories by a master storyteller The creator of immortal films, Satyajit Ray was also a writer of great repute. In this collection are some of his most extraordinary and gripping stories that will take readers to realms of adventure, fantasy and horror. While -Bonku Babu's Friend' deals with a mofussil schoolteacher's encounter with a friendly and somewhat awkward alien, -Anath Babu's Terror' is the tale of a ghost hunter's foray into a haunted house. Meet Bipin Chowdhury, who seems to be suffering from a most disagreeable bout of amnesia, and read the amazing story of a carnivorous plant with a monstrous appetite in -The Hungry Septopus'. This collection also includes two stories featuring everyone's favourite detective, Feluda. Published originally in Bengali as Ek Dojon Goppo, this collection"the first in a series of short stories written by the master storyteller"is funny, sinister and intriguing by turns and truly a must-have.