With the aim of making the young readers aware of the rich heritage of Bengali literature, Starmark played the host to the book launch of ace Bengali writer Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay’s Chakrapurer Chakkare at Starmark stall in Book Fair. The veteran writer released the book himself.
The story of this book is about Abhay Sarkar who runs away to his ancestral house at Chakrapur as he is hounded by gangsters. The reason for this is that he has deposed against them in a murder trial. He arrives at Chakrapur station without a ticket and someone else’s luggage. Complications ensue and he is being chased out of weird situations. What happens next?
An English version of this story in graphic format had already been published by Starmark. The text for this Bengali edition has been translated by Sonamon Mukhopadhyay and Debalina Mukhopadhyay. The illustrations have been done by Harsho Mohan Chattoraj. Published by Starmark, the Bengali graphic novel is priced at Rs 150.
Pagla Sahib’s Grave and King of the Green Island are next on the list which will be published in graphic novel format by Starmark!!