15 years in making 'Babu Bangladesh!' to release posthumously in 2019
New Delhi, Dec 17 : Numair A. Choudhury had been working on "Babu Bangladesh!"for well over 15 years but in an extraordinary twist of fate, he passed away in an accident soon after finishing the final draft. His epic first novel will release in 2019, publisher HarperCollins India announced on Monday.
Flitting between fantasy and reality, manoeuvring through the rainforest swamps of Bangladesh with as much as ease as the immigrant colonies of New York, and blurring the boundaries between myth, history and truth, "Babu Bangladesh!" is billed as an extraordinary work of imagination.
HarperCollins India acquired Indian Subcontinent rights to "Babu Bangladesh!" from the literary agency Writer's Side, and will publish the book under its literary imprint, Fourth Estate, in June 2019.
Numair A. Choudhury passed away in an accident earlier this year.