Byomkesh Samagra is an epic compilation of detective stories and is a thrilling Indian version of detective Sherlock Holmes. The character of Byomkesh Bakshi was created by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay, a Bengali author, with a spicy Indian twist. The character soon became popular with his astute intelligence that helped him solve even the most complex crimes.
The stories in the book are set during the British Raj, and include some great crime stories that are solved with intriguing investigation by this legendary detective.
Byomkesh Samagra is a compilation of 36 adventurous short stories narrated by the protagonist, the detective, himself. These short stories have suspense, drama and thriller hidden in every page giving thrills and chills to its readers.
Just like the legendary British detective, Sherlock Holmes, Byomkesh Baksi uses his sharp sense of observation and keen judgement to solve the most of the intricate cases. His fascinating wit adds charm to his multifarious personality and engages the readers in hours of non-stop thrill.
It is not only the crime cases that the book holds but also the events that occur in Byomkesh's life. The author has managed to set everything in a well-managed chronological order helping the readers to build an attachment for the character. The lucid flow of writing eases the complexity that some stories bring. A must-read for all the Sherlock Holmes fans and those who have great interest in thriller novels.
Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay is a famous Bengali novelist, short-story writer, playwright and screenwriter. Some of his famous works are Jhindar Bandi and Sharadindu Amnibas. You can order online the hardcover edition published by Ananda Publishers with the ISBN-10: 8172153554 and ISBN-13: 978-8172153557.