By Satyajit Ray

Spine-tingling stories from the opposite facet of nighttime. Indigo is the temper during this new number of tales concerning the supernatural, the extraordinary and the inexplicable from Satyajit Ray, one of many best-loved writers of our instances. There are stories the following of darkish horror, myth and experience besides heart-warmingly humorous tales approximately usual humans in awesome occasions. In 'Big invoice' Tulsi Babu selections up a newly-hatched chick from a wooded area and brings it domestic in simple terms to discover it starting to be greater and fiercer via the day; in 'Khagam' a guy kills a sadhu's lethal puppy snake and invitations a curse which brings approximately scary adjustments in his physique; and within the name tale, a tender government resting in an previous deserted bungalow for an evening, unearths himself stuck up in a chilling series of occasions which happened greater than a century in the past. additionally integrated here's 'The Magical Mystery', a new Feluda tale came across among Ray's papers after his demise, and several other stories that includes Uncle Tarini, the grasp storyteller who looks in translation for the 1st time. From Mr. Shasmal, who's visited one evening through the entire creatures he has ever killed, to Ashamanja Babu, who doesn't be aware of what to do while his puppy puppy all at once starts to giggle, the unforgettable characters in those tales shock, surprise and entertain us in equivalent degree. Indigo is a veritable treasure trove specifically when you like a style of the weird in a quick tale and an unforeseen twist on the finish. Translated from the Bengali via the writer and Gopa Majumdar.

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