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Book Review

A Gipsy Daughter

21 February 2020
A Gipsy Daughter

by Md Maiz Uddin :
Published by Ramshankar Debanath, Bivas, 68-69 Pearidas Road (Rumi Market) Shop No 10, Banglabazar, Dhaka. Publication: February, 2020. Cover: Author. Available at Chirodin Prokashoni, Matigondha. www.rokomari. com. http://rokomari.com/bivas/matigondha.
In the flap of the book the author has said, “The book will quench the literary thirst of the enthusiastic readers of our country and abroad because of its artistic literary technique and dictions in the theme of the context. The natural beauty and social environment has been depicted with a view to creating attraction....”
The chapters of the book are: The Hermitage/17, A Gipsy Daughter /19, Death of a man/23, Shakespeare-unique personality in the world of literature/31, Folklore of our country/35, Humanism/37, Characteristic of modern poetry/40, Prity an amazing girl/43, Rupa/48, The child lost/52, The poor boy/55, Significance of the month of March in our history/61.
The book has been dedicated to the parents of the writer and Devidas Sen Roy.
There are three messages on the publication of the book. Dr. Atiur Rahman, Bangabandhu Chair Professor, University of Dhaka & Former Governor, Bangladesh Bank, in his mesage on the book has said, “I am pleased to know that Md Maiz Uddin is going to publish a book titled A Gipsy Daughter which I think will be useful for readers of the new era...” Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury, Editor, The Daily Observer, evaluated, “...The book is fascinating for its themes....” Habibullah Sirajee, Director General, Bangla Academy, expressed his hope, “The readers will enjoy reading it....”
We expect wide circulation of the book.      ---Literature Desk

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