Ananda Publishers Pvt. Ltd. Calcutta; February 2000 (reprint
Basu is widely known for her extraordinary novel Shwet Patharer
Thala, which was later made into a film. It tells the story
of Apala, a girl with a gifted voice for classical music,
who ultimately reaches her goal by becoming the most sought
after singer of her time. Although she failed miserably
in her love life at the onset of the novel, her success
as a musician, in the end, atones for what she failed to
achieve in her personal life.
Galpa, Chhayar Galpa
Ananda Publishers Pvt. Ltd. Calcutta; March 2003
Mukhopadhay is a very popular writer among Bengali readers.
Alor Galpa, Chhayar Galpa tells the story of a locality
named Macfarlanganj. As the story unfolds, we meet a number
of people from different walks of life. Parul, a girl in
her early teen, attempts to commit suicide after being failed
to get any response from the person she is in madly love
with. But there is someone who cares for Parul and eventually
saves her life. But is she saved after all?
Ananda Publishers Pvt. Ltd. Calcutta; April 1998
Basu, widely known for her music, started writing a few
years ago and has proved herself to be one of the best in
This book is an autobiographical account of the author herself.
She writes about the most interesting events of her life--
her meeting with the eminent writer Budhdhadev Basu and
their ultimate courtship. The language the writer uses is
lucid and her way of describing events is simple yet mind-blowing.
Here the readers will come across a number of renowned artists--
their lives and their relationship with Prativa Basu.