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Publisher's Summary

Detective fiction has never lacked devoted fans. The undying popularity of Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot vouch for that fact. In the early thirties, a detective by the name of Byomkesh Bakshi made an unobtrusive entry into the world of Bengali fiction. He preferred calling himself a satyanneshi, a seeker of truth, and within days was a household name, courtesy his cerebral skills and the exciting situations he found himself in. In the tradition of Doyle and Christie, Byomkesh is accompanied on his adventures by his friend, Ajit, slightly obtuse and the perfect foil to him.

©2003 Prabir Chakraborty and Monimala Dhar (P)2018 Audible, Inc.

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Lovely stories, amateurish translation

Byomkesh stories are always a treat to read, and the stories included here were good. However, the translation was very amateurish, almost like a school essay. The narrator did a horrendous job of pronouncing Bengali names, and lacked the skill of voice modulation for characters, but that is not a complete deal breaker. Listen to it for the stories.

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Average compared to the book

Did not feel the actual suspense of many stories. Many stories felt plain to hear. Reading seems not good for me. Average

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Great book

Great book, outstanding narration. Should cover all short stories. Thanks for bringing the iconic detective on audible .

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simply fantastic

loved the entire concept. just amazing. as if you are watching a detective show. got nostalgic

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didn't like the narration esp. for Byomkesh. Looked like the narrator was trying too hard. There were audio glitches as well. stories are all 5 star.

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Nice book to start with

This was the first book from audible. Narration and story telling was good. Good to listen during commute when reading is hampered by vertigo effect.

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Awesome

All time favourite detective stories. Great experience to go through a audio series. Revived childhood memories of watching the serials in Doordarshan

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things are quite predictable

you always know what is going to unfold...however narration is superb..
short stories are always fun to listent to
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  • Ms Peach
  • 09-11-18

Great stories

Wonderful stories! The narrator is GREAT. If you listen closely all the clues are there.

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  • Mohd Murtaza
  • 26-10-19

Lovely Audiobook

Great stories and narration! The narrator made each and every stories very beautiful by his narration.