Indian English literature

The Giant’s Blood-river

Between the town of Egeln and the village Westeregeln in Magdeburg, not far from the Hakels, there was a shallow …

Throwing the Shirts

This incident happened in Coburg. The girls of the village, curious to know who would be their future lover, were …

View this post on Instagram A young #girl fools her kidnappers and run! This story was constructed ages ago, talks …

The Christ of Wittenberg

They say that there was a magic picture of Christ in Wittenberg. It was a beautiful painting indeed, also had …

The Dancing Mountain-dwarfs

The story comes from Brixen, located in South Tirol of Northern Italy. This region was once under German rule. Bavarians …

Men of the Mountain

Numerous Swiss folktales tell the tale of mountain ghosts. The stories are popular not only among the folks in the …

Buttermilk Tower

This is the story of Buttermilchthurm  or Buttermilk tower. Once it was located in Marienburg in Prussia. Now it lies …

Story of Nickel Brothers

In the island of Rügen a deep lake lies in a dense forest. The lake is abundant in fishes, but …

Death of a Reader

Banaphul (Balaichand Mukhopadhyay) was the King of Bengali short stories – according to me. I tried to translate one of …

The Argument

An argument was going on. The first arguing mammal was telling that meat becomes tasty if first fried and then …

Departure of Dwarf-clan

The small caves in the hills on the southern side of the Harz, especially in some parts of the region …

Meaning of Märchen

I translate less-known Bengali Folktales and German Märchen. I also face questions from readers about how we differentiate between Folktales, …

Madhumala 11

Did we forget what happened in Madhumala’s land? At daybreak after that night, the parrots in her cage began talking, …

Madhumala 10

He walked and walked – he saw someone on the way – a sentry. Madan asked, “Could you tell me …

Madhumala 9

Madankumar never had an intension to listen to anyone. With his fleet of fourteen boats, he set off on a …