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The Final Adventures of Professor Shonku

(3,714) By (author) Satyajit Ray
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  • Publisher : Penguin Random House
  • Publishing year : 17 August 2020
  • Binding : Paperback
  • ISBN : 9780143447023
  • Imprint : Puffin Classics
  • Age Group : Age 9-12
  • Language : English
Genre : Adventure   |   Crime/Mystery

Just at the stroke of the half hour, the floor under our feet shook, and in that very instant, the sphere exploded into ...

 

Just at the stroke of the half hour, the floor under our feet shook, and in that very instant, the sphere exploded into a thousand bits and scattered on the floor. Then, from the ruins was heard an eerie, disembodied voice declaiming, 'I know what comes after death!'
In this last volume of Professor Shonku's escapades, the brilliant and benevolent scientist travels around the world once more to face near death situations. Each nerve wracking experience is faithfully recorded in his diary. We learn of Shonku being outwitted by his own invention, the Tellus computer; his helplessness when his arch-rival in Rome deliberately misplaces his wonder drug, Miracurall; and the thrilling discovery of a three-and-a-half-thousand-year-oldsparkling diamond necklace and a papyrus in an ancient tomb in Cairo. Join the incredible Shonku on his many exhilarating adventures accompanied by his two long-time friends, his feline companion Newton, and his faithful retainer, Prahlad.
Presented in a brilliant translation by Indrani Majumdar and the late author, this volume brings alive the wildly imaginative world of the weird and wonderful Professor Shonku.

Author : Satyajit Ray

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