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What is it about Charles Dickens’s A বড়দিন Carol that propels so many readers, annually, to reread the “ghost story of Christmas” and watch its many film and play productions? What is the fascination? Did people not “get it” the first time, অথবা fifth time, অথবা twentieth time? অথবা is it, simply, that people are yearly drawn to old বন্ধু with whom they have “grown up”, and who have witnessed their “growing up”; বন্ধু like Jacob Marley, Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, old Fezziwig, the ghosts of বড়দিন past, present, and future, and, of course, Ebenezer Scrooge. Are people not...
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A Tribute to Charles Dickens

Way back in the seventies, we had no advanced technology, no চলচ্ছবি easily available, and no Internet. Yet we had what no video অথবা movie can impart. The power of the written word.
My father was an avid reader, and to form the পাঠ করা habit in us he would take us, every Saturday morning to the Pak-American book ভান্দার on the Elphiniston রাস্তা (now Zebunnissa street) and let us choose whatever বই we fancied. Today I thank Allah for blessing us with such a wonderful father.
I did not watch many of the great Victorian’s চলচ্চিত্র in my childhood , but I could describe,...
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