Abstract. Billy Biswas, the protagonist of Arun Joshi’s second novel, The Strange Case of Billy Biswas faces the problem of the barren, modern. literary milieu of the period to which Joshi belongs. Arun Joshi’s The Strange Case of Billy Biswas shows the process of alienation and rehabilitation via a 3- tier. The Strange Case of Billy Biswas (), which is chronologically the second novel of Arun Joshi (), shows his study of three different levels of life in .

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Trivia About The Strange Case Feb 06, Aabid wani added it. Bimal or Billy is a very complex personan intellectual who is deeply interested in Anthropology.

The portrayal of the fact that the society suppresses such people is also an important part of the theme. Well-crafted and well-written novel Search Member Search Keyword. Derrida, Strane [].

The Strange Case of Billy Biswas by Arun Joshi

I absolutely loved and enjoyed reading this book. As, we read on, we get more and more convinced that he a total misfit in this ‘so called biswzs world’ with all its ‘so called normal pursuits’. The strange case of Billy Biswas by Arun Joshi. Prestige and Indian Society for Commonwealth Studies, — In the Arin Hills, he is fascinated by Bilasia and simple living of the primitives.


She takes the pledge not to disclose the matter to anyone else. We need to understand them, think like them, nurture them and if possible – be like them.

He is attracted to the unaltered lives of the tribal people and the love and affection that they show toward their fellow humans is always on a greater plane. The best book ever. Its an unusual story. Truth be told- it did leave me dazed and confused immediately after finishing it. But, their paths and achievements are different.

The strange case of Arun Joshi

A great book which really inspires you to leave society and go live in the woods. The Nature worship of this tribe has its own charm and piety, which reflects the transformation of Billy Biswas and casd rebellion against the modern society. Once he takes his students on an anthropological expedition to the tribal areas of the Satpura Hills in Madhya Pradesh and becomes enamored of the idyllic surroundings and its inhabitants.


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It had been disposed of in the only manner that a joshhi society knows of disposing its rebels, its seers, its true lovers. Jul 06, T. His themes are contemporary and still relevant and the quality of his writing first-rate.

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A transformative story put in flawless narrative by Arun Joshi. Articles in EnglishVolume 1.

It has a good insight into the passionate human mind. Arun Joshi has beautifully conveyed the message of the power of one’s passion. Since we follow Continuous Publication Model, there is no deadline of submission.