Wednesday, November 02, 2005

Destiny, baby:)

London, 2002

and Delhi, 2005


Blogger Rimi said...

"The Simoqin Prophecies", a science fiction book by 25-year-old Samit Basu, has been translated into Swedish and German. Another sword-and-sorcery saga inspired by the Hindu epic, the Ramayana, has sold French and Bulgarian rights.

oohhh! CONGRATS!!! wow!!! but i noticed they're calling rana dasgupta indian. he isn't, is he? i thought he was british...

1:43 am  
Blogger thalassa_mikra said...

Congratulations! This is great.

1:50 am  
Blogger The Marauder's Map said...

Have just been reading kabyo kobolito and am again being visited by poetic inspiration, but will refrain. Destiny to bujhlam ebong khub khushi holam ityadi, kintu aar kotodin nijeke 25 bole chalabe, shona?

3:04 am  
Blogger #3tiYo>B_shyo> said...

exactly, ur going nearer to the pre-dadu age.....stop lying or resort to cosmetic surgery. pronto! but good to have a clear destiny.

3:08 am  
Blogger The Nameless One said...

What happened at Sarai today?

@samit : Keep it up, baby, keep it high up!

5:35 am  
Blogger Unjustified Insanity~~ said...


(almost finished reading your book and am delighted to say
t'was good
t'was good :)

7:48 am  
Blogger Unjustified Insanity~~ said...

ohh yes and i forgot to mention

7:48 am  
Blogger said...

Ok am I the only one who noticed that Ashok Banker's name was the only one not mentioned , though a host of others were, even though his work was... whats up with that? some one press the delete button?! ;)

10:07 am  
Blogger samit said...

bagchi... what to do, i AM 25, no? call me if you need help with the math.

rimi, tm, sr, ui: thanks

gypsynan: yeah, noticed that. assure you i have nothing to do with it.

1:53 pm  
Blogger Abhimanyu said...

nicely done, sir.

and hey, stop razzing on the poor guy for being 25 for 5 years. cos in that picture he looks about 11.

5:02 pm  
Blogger . : A : . said...

Congratulations! Great going.

6:24 pm  
Blogger Shobhik said...

Congrats Samit!

@abhimanyu - you're right, he looks younger than me!

9:03 am  
Blogger Tiny Black Cat said...

i've always kinda wondered how you write 'samit' in bangla.

donto-shaw na talobyo-shaw?

hroshyo-ee na deergo-ee?


11:07 am  
Blogger Teleute said...

i love love LOVE the new link list!
*gushing all over*

and congratulations, too :)

1:27 pm  
Blogger samit said...

abhimanyu: i was 22, but i felt 11 quite often. things change - i was told by ani recently that i now look 'positively middle-aged'

mandy: talobyo-shaw. hroshyo-ee

teleute: thank you v.v. much.

1:43 pm  
Blogger jaded said...


2:40 am  
Blogger Smita said...

can't get over the fact that you looked even more bachcha-type in london :D Congratulations, world domination beckons...and did you see the chinese clones of stoob and you?

12:31 am  

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