Saratchandra Chattopadhyay tells the tragic story of Devdas and his doomed love in this translation of the original Bengali classic.Devdas is a young man who is in love with Paro. They have been together since childhood, and their love spans their entire life. However, Paro s parents have other plans for her. They want to marry her off to another man, and this marriage will prove destructive to Devdas sanity. His grief, and the story of his drunken stupor as he pines for his beloved Paro, is a classic story that has been told and retold throughout the decades since its first release. This English translation brings out the wonder and tragedy of the original Bengali novel for a new generation of readers.