Wordygurdyboom! The Nonsense World of Sukumar Ray

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If you hear this, you will find your heads are getting muddled. Some of you will fathom fully, some will stay befuddled The Bengali language has never been quite such a living, breathing creature of whimsy as in Sukumar Ray s hands, and his creations-wild and wicked, dreamy and delirious-have thrilled children and adults alike. This selection offers you the best of his world-pun-riddled, fun-fiddled poetry from Abol Tabol and Khai-Khai, stories of schoolboy pranks (Pagla Dashu) and madcap explorers (Heshoram Hushiyarer Diary), and the unforgettable harumscarum classic of Haw-Jaw- Baw-Raw-Law, presented here for the first time in its entirety. All the stories and poems are accompanied by Sukumar Ray s inimitable illustrations. Sampurna Chattarji s vibrant translation captures the freewheeling play of sound and sense we associate with Ray s writings. With an introduction by Ruskin Bond, this book is sure to captivate Sukumar Ray s fans and win him a whole new generation of admirers.

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Sukumar Ray was a noted Bengali poet, writer and playwright.

Sampurna Chattarji is a poet, novelist and translator.

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