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Best of Humayun Ahmed

Best of Humayun Ahmed

Humayun Ahmed
Humayun Ahmed

Humayun Ahmed needs no introduction. His honest and easy-going writing style is what made himone of the best known Bangladeshi writers of all time. Although he  is not with us anymore, his novels are forever cherished in our book shelves, and in our hearts. Here are 5 different Humayun Ahmed novels you must read!

1      Himu
The book is named after its protagonist, and a part of the famous series on its namesake. On the surface, the book is hilarious and unputdownable. However, once you seek within, you will notice how Himu is a stand against the materialistic lifestyle we all lead.

2      Jochona O Jananeer Golpo
This novel portrays the truth about the liberation war. The sufferings of people and the bravery of the Bangladeshis will move you. Some of the chapters are roughly based on true events giving a touching representation of our country's history.

3      Shrabon Megher Din
This love story highlights the simplicity, the rich culture and music of the rural sides of our country. The story begins with two sisters from the city, who visit their grandfather in the village. The characters of this novel are so genuine that you will fall in love with them!

4      Deyal
Humayun Ahmed's last is an extremely intense political novel which highlights the most mysterious and scandalous parts of our country's history. It boldly talks about a post war country, mind games and politics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib's murder and the army's role in all of it.

5      Debi
The first book of the Misir Ali series is a treat for readers who enjoy mysteries and paranormal stories. The many twists and turns of the book along with Misir Ali's extensive knowledge of parapsychology will leave you awestruck. Caution – The book may give you goose bumps.

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