Author: Rabindranath Tagore
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8171679498
The Home and the World (1919) is the translation of Ghare-Baire, one of Tagore's major novels. It was serialized in Sabujpatra in 1915-16. The three point of the love triangle are Bimala the wife, Nikhilesh the husband and Sandip the lover. The prose is replete with barbed irony and needle-sharp epigrams.
In Bengal, the novel stirred up a lot of controversy. Tagore was assailed for being both immoral and unpatriotic. But many, including W.B. Yeats, deeply admired this novel. It was translated by Surendranath Tagore.