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New Market Tales #2020

New Market Tales By Jayant Kripalani New Market Tales Heart warming and nostalgic tales of lovable characters set in the historic New Market area in Calcutta in the s and s written by well known Indian film television and stage actor and directo
  • Title: New Market Tales
  • Author: Jayant Kripalani
  • ISBN: 9789382616061
  • Page: 304
  • Format: Paperback
  • New Market Tales By Jayant Kripalani Heart warming and nostalgic tales of lovable characters set in the historic New Market area in Calcutta in the 1960s and 1970s written by well known Indian film, television and stage actor and director JAYANT KRIPALANIThere was something about Calcutta in the 1960s and 1970s a once glorious city found itself torn by the Naxalite movement Revolution and history were beinHeart warming and nostalgic tales of lovable characters set in the historic New Market area in Calcutta in the 1960s and 1970s written by well known Indian film, television and stage actor and director JAYANT KRIPALANIThere was something about Calcutta in the 1960s and 1970s a once glorious city found itself torn by the Naxalite movement Revolution and history were being staged at every street corner But not all of Calcutta would succumb to that chaos and confusion Certainly not New Market Lives had to be lived, goods had to be sold, money had to be made Nothing had shaken the historic market since its illustrious beginnings in 1874, not the World Wars, not the struggle for Independence the market thrived no matter who was in power Armed with a fistful of memories, Jayant Kripalani weaves nostalgia into these short stories about the inhabitants of New Market A sprawling landscape that houses both enterprise and extraordinary people, New Market continues to be something of an institution in Calcutta And any time is a good time to revisit it by taking a trip down Kripalani s memory lane and meeting Francis the jewellery maker, Ganguly Gainjeewallah and his activist daughter Gopa, and a cast of characters who excite you, exasperate you but still win you over.
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    About "Jayant Kripalani"

    1. Jayant Kripalani

      Jayant Kripalani is an Indian film, television and stage actor and director He also writes screenplays.

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    1. Beautiful collection of heart warming short stories that take you back in time to the streets of New Market in Calcutta.A light book to read leaving you nostalgic,familiar,sad and pleasant throughout.I have never visited Calcutta before , but after reading this one I felt I just didUB BHALO


    2. A wonderful collection of short stories of people of the New Market area in Calcutta Heartwarming, funny and nostalgic in parts, this is one for lovers, old and new, friends, here or forgotten and anybody who enjoys knowing about a place from the people who inhabit it.


    3. The book was a good read With beautiful stories of small everyday moments yet so intricately written Very fresh and close to heart as it s based in Kolkata.


    4. Infused with nostalgia heart, Jayant Kripalani s storytelling characters make this collection of short fiction an undisputed literary triumph Highly recommended.


    5. Jayant Kripalani has a way with words He narrates his stories in the most unique way which enthralls the reader The characters from each of the stories in the book and the captivating setting of New Market, Calcutta makes for a brilliant read which will make you laugh uproariously, wonder and even ponder Most of all, it will awaken the desire to visit the New Market Area of Calcutta and see it for yourself.


    6. Crisp concise storiesl with a soul Loved the author s acting prowess one of the prominent personalities on television in India in the 80 90s d now happy to have read such a wonderful book written by him


    7. New Market Tales is a collection of eleven short stories by Jayant Kripalani All of them have different characters except one, where a reference is made to one from a previous story These stories are named after the main character All the stories are very different from each other, touching some part of our daily life Some are romantic, some inspirational, some comic and some tragic All of them have one thing in common they are all placed in New Market, Calcutta Reading this book, I could get a [...]


    8. The book was such a delight I finished the book in two sittings, and just loved the way the characters swam through my imagination Jayant Kripalani s first attempt at a book, and what a wonderful attempt The language is so simple, so full of imagination, and you can actually see each character Harish, Amaol, Mesho, Ben.l stand out And if you know Calcutta, the scenes seem so familiar My favourite stories are Zack and Mesho Very nice, very well written and will definitely put a smile on your lips [...]


    9. been a while not visited New market, Free school street , thanks Jayant da , we never knew you are from JU english , why do not you write something about JU english department, we JU Engineers are so curious about that department



    10. A charming, lovely book which I read while visiting Kolkata, the setting for these stories Will definitely look for written by this author.



    11. Beautiful beautiful stories I just had to get back home everyday for my daily dose of one new character featured in the book.


    12. Beautiful storiesry easy on the languageither too colloquial nor requires oxford as a supplement Great reading experience



    13. Lovely stories and well captured The characters come alive because knowing a little bit about the locality and the culture helps.


    14. Great use of language, simple, crisp and easy to understand Short stories, Kolkata depicted really well I could visualize each corners and events.


    15. Very well written, identifiable characters, stories dealing with a slice of life I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed reading this book.


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