Author:Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay

Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
Bengali novelist
Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay


  • Srikanta (Part 1) (1917) [PD translations of the other three parts not available. Originals from SNLTR site: Part 2, Part 3, Part 4]
  • Palli Samaj (1916) tr. by Prasenjit Mukherjee as The Homecoming (1989) HathiTrust (2001 ed: Google Books)
  • Pather Dabi (1926) tr. by Prasenjit Mukherjee as The Right of Way (1993) OCLC 29953801
  • Nishkriti (1917) tr. by Dilip Kumar Roy as The Deliverance (1944), revised by Sri Aurobindo, with preface by Rabindranath Tagore DLI
    • republished along with tr. of Ramer Sumati as The Compliant Prodigal, with vol. name Mothers and Sons (1968) HathiTrust
  • Saratchandra Omnibus Vol 1 (2005): collection of five translations as under: Google Books
    • Srikanta tr. Aruna Chakravarti (1st pub. 1993, this translation received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1996)
    • Devdas tr. Sreejata Guha (1st pub. 2002)
    • Parineeta (Espoused) tr. Malobika Chaudhuri
    • Palli Samaj (The Village Life) tr. Malobika Chaudhuri
    • Nishkriti (Deliverance) tr. Malobika Chaudhuri
  • Shesh Prashna tr. Arup Rudra & Sukanta Chaudhuri (2001) as The Final Question OCLC 636401581 Google Books preview
  • Datta
  • Grihadaha, tr. as The Fire by Sachindralal Ghosh (1964) HathiTrust
  • Charitraheen tr. Benoy Lal Chatterjee (1962) OCLC 219963085
  • Classic Saratchandra Vol 1 (2011) tr. Malobika Chatterjee and Sunanda Krisnamurty (ISBN 0143101250)
    • contains tr. of Biraj Bou, Parineeta (A Married Woman), Palli Samaj (The Village Life), Arakshaniya (The Unprotected), Srikanta, Devdas, Swami (Husband), Grihadaha (House of Cinders)
  • Selected Novels of Sarat Chandra Chatterjee (2006) tr. Amitava Bhattacharya Google Books
    • contains translation of five novels: Devdas, Good Riddance (Nishkriti), Pundit (Pundit-moshai), Chandranath, Debt and Payment (Dena-Paona).
  • The Drought and Other Stories (1970) tr. Sasadhar Sinha Google Books
    • contains six stories: The Drought (Mahesh), The Snake-charmer's Daughter (Bilashi), A Gleam of Light (Andhare Alo), Ramlal's Conversion (Ramer Sumati), The Portrait (Chhabi), Abhagi's Heaven (Abhagir Swarga) (first three translations originally published in magazines in the 1940s).
  • Balika Badhu: A representative anthology of Bengali short stories (2002) tr. Monish Ranjan Chatterjee (contains Abhagir Swarga and Mahesh) Google Books
  • Profiles in Faith: Three Women (1997) tr. Monish Ranjan Chatterjee (contains "Datta", "Nishkriti" and "Darpa Churna") [1]

Works about ChattopadhyayEdit

  • Saratchandra Chatterjee, His Mind and Art (1944) by Indar Nath Madan Google Books
  • Sarat Chandra Chatterjee (1963) by Humayun Kabir Google Books
  • Saratchandra Chatterjee, his life and literature (1977) by Narayan Chaudhuri Google Books
  • The Life of Sharatchandra Chattopadhyay: Drifter and Dreamer (2012) by Narasingha Prosad Sil Google Books
  • The Golden Book of Saratchandra (1977, ed. Manik Mukhopadhyay and Satyabrata Ray) HathiTrust


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1925.

The author died in 1938, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.