Author: Satyajit Ray
Translator(s): Lila Ray
Publisher: Vision/Orient paperbacks
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8122204201
Phatik Chand is a poignant, dramatic story of a 12-year-old child, who loses his memory and calls himself Phatik, and the juggler Harun, who helps him return finally to his home and parents.
The relationship which develops between the boy and the juggler as the central theme of the novel is movingly sketched and delineated.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
SATYAJIT RAY (1921-1992) writer, director, film producer, editor, music composer, book-designer, illustrator, graphic artist, calligraphist par excellence. The multifaceted personality of Ray found expression through not just his films to win him accolades, but also through advertising campaigns, cover jacket designs, musical scores of his films, illustrations and calligraphy. Phatik Chand is a translation from Bengali of a novel written by him.
ABOUT THE TRANSLATOR:
LILA RAY is a wrier in her own right. Her credentials as a translator are impressive and she has the translation of even Jibanananda Das’ poetry to her credit.