Satyajit Ray’s Feluda Detective Stories

I had of course heard about Satyajit Ray’s movies and his international following but when I came across the books written by him, I was surprised and picked it up out of curiosity. I was surprised to see that it was a short story book and on top of that detective stories. I have now read all of them and I am glad that I came across this series. Feluda is a private detective. The stories are written from a viewpoint of his cousin who lives with him.

All the stories are actually very simple in their formulation and characterization. That was not the age of organized crime or terrorism. So Feluda mostly deals with issues related to theft within some family or organization and sometimes with murder. Most of the time he is with his cousin and another writer friend and all of them travel together to solve the cases that keep on coming to Feluda in all the stories.

Typically, each story starts with Feluda receiving a visitor with a case for him or Feluda receiving a letter or Feluda travelling to some holiday destination and then coming upon some case at that place. The story moves with Feluda and sometimes his cousin or friend making investigation and slowly finding more clues. Feluda can change appearance very easily in the course of investigation. But he normally does not tell all his clues to his friends. The stories normally end with all the characters present at the same place and Feluda unfolding the mystery in front of them. The stories are about using investigative skills and intelligence to solve the case rather than using power.

Even though the stories are detective in nature, it is actually a comfort reading. These stories were written for kids but I have enjoyed them a lot.


Filed under Short-Stories

21 responses to “Satyajit Ray’s Feluda Detective Stories

  1. Priyanka

    Thanks For Giving The List…


  2. Debajyoti Mondal

    how I can read that books?


  3. Anonymous

    Many many thaks for submiting this list


  4. suman mondal

    how can i read it?


  5. Anonymous

    pls give sites for online reading feluda i loved it


  6. Anonymous

    i like this book


  7. Anonymous

    best stories which i like


  8. Anonymous

    there should also be the names of the stories


    • pkg

      Yes, I guess it would have been better to write the names but I read the complete collection and I am not good with remembering names. In my opinion all the stories are good.


    • Given bellow list of all Feluda stories don’t miss any one
      1.Feludar Goendagiri
      2.Badshahi Angti
      3.Kailash Choudharyr Pathar
      4.Sheyal Debotar Rahasya
      5.Gangtokey Gondogol
      6.Sonar Kella
      7.Baksho Rahashya
      8.Ghurghutiya-r Ghatona
      9.Royal Bengal Rahashya (novel)
      10.Samadder-er Chabi
      11.Joy Baba Felunath
      12.Bombay-er Bombete
      13.Gorosthaney Sabdhan
      14.Chhinnamastar Abhishap
      16.Golokdham Rahasya
      17.Jatokando Kathmandu-te
      18.Napoleon-er Chithi
      19.Tintorettor Jishu
      20.Ambar Sen Antordhan Rahasya
      21.Jahangir-er Swarnomudra
      22.Ebar Kando Kedarnath-e
      23.Bosepukur-e Khunkharapi
      24.Darjeeling Jomjomaat
      25.Apsara Theater-er Mamla
      26.Bhuswargo Bhayankar
      27.Sakuntolar Kanthhahaar
      28.Londone Feluda
      29.Nayon Rahasya
      30.Golapi Mukta Rahasya
      31.Dr. Munshir Diary
      32.Kailashey Kelenkari
      33.Gossaipur Sargaram
      34.Robertson-er Ruby
      35.Indrojaal Rahasya


      • pkg

        Thanks a lot for providing this list. I read it in a two part compilation in English and it had all these stories. I am sure Bangla versions must be more enjoyable to read.


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