Publisher: Ananda Publishers. Country: India. Date: 2011-14.
Kolkata, Ananda Publishers, 2013.
Hardback. Bengali text. Size: 28.8 x 21.4 x 0.6 cm.
ISBN-10: 8170661064; ISBN-13: 978-8170661061.
Original title: Tintin au Tibet (= Tintin in Tibet).
TINTIN (ANANDA PUBLISHERS)
Series Note: In 2009, since the first-ever Tintin cartoons appeared 1929, more than 230 million copies of the Tintin albums have been sold across the world in more than 90 languages. (source).
In the original French the series of Tintin albums is known as Les aventures de Tintin.
"In the 1970s, Bengali was the first Indian language in which Hergés works reached the subcontinent. Serialised in the popular childrens fortnightly magazine Anandamela, Tintin and his dog Kuttush soon became a household name." (source)
In the years Ananda Publications of Kolkata (Calcutta) published a series of Tintin albums translated into the Bengali language of eastern India and of Bangladesh.
Ananda Publishers, which had been founded in 1957, "set high editorial standards and introduced contemporary techniques in Bengali book production and distribution".
-- Swapan Chakravorty, "Ananda Publishers", in: Michael F. Suarez, S.J. and H. R. Woudhuysen, eds., The Oxford Companion to the Book, Oxford University Press, 2010.
Title (transliterated from the Bengali) / Year of Publication / Remarks
Bengali translation of On a marché sur la Lune [= Tintin: Explorers on the Moon].
Tintin: Ashchorjya Ulka
Tintin: Faraoer Churut
Tintin: Hangar Rader Bibhisika
Tintin: Mamir Abhijan
Tintin: Panna Kothai
Krishna Diper Rahasya
Tintin: Kakra Rahasya
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