In Conversation: 'Thakurmar Jhuli: Princesses, Monsters and Magical Creatures', Translated by Sutapa Basu

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An iconic work of children’s literature written more than 100 years ago by Dakshinarajan Mitra Majumdar, ‘Thakurmar Jhuli’ is back with a fresh translation by Sutapa Basu. Basu’s translation promises to take young readers to an enchanting land sprinkled with flying horses, speaking birds, cunning foxes, indestructible monsters, bold princes and even bolder, beautiful princesses. Watch the #translationtuesday session as Sutapa Basu speaks with Koral Dasgupta on the collection, its translation and much more by clicking here.


यदि देहं पृथक् कृत्य चिति विश्राम्य तिष्ठसि. अधुनैव सुखी शान्तो बन्धमुक्तो भविष्यसि.. -- अष्टावऋ गीता