On the Run with Fotikchand

On the Run with Fotikchand

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Author: Satyajit Ray
Translator(s)/ Editors(s): Gopa Majumdar
Publisher: Penguin/Puffin
Year: 2010
Language: English
Pages: 97
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9780143331629


The first incredibly gripping adventure in a heart-stopping new series by Puffin called ‘Classic Adventures’

Follow Fotikchand’s adventures through the colourful and dangerous streets of Kolkata in this action-packed thriller!

An eleven-year-old boy, Bablu, gets kidnapped by four goons. As they make their escape in a stolen car, they meet with an accident and two of the goons die on the spot while the boy loses consciousness. The two surviving kidnappers, presuming the boy to be dead, leave him stranded.

When Bablu regains consciousness, he realizes he has lost his memory. In his wanderings, he befriends a street juggler, Harun, who gives him shelter and introduces him to a new way of life.

Bablu, now called Fotik, spends his days working in a tea shop, while his evenings are spent assisting Harun on his street shows. Gradually they develop a bond that makes them inseparable till one day the kidnappers spot Fotik, and Harun and he are forced to be on the run again.

On the Run with Fotikchand is a thrilling story of everlasting friendship. Riveting and racy, it’ll have you turning the pages till the end.