It is a comprehensive volume on Bengali riddles and their socio-cultural background. The author has devotedly collected these riddles from different corners of West Bengal and Bangladesh through extensive field study and classified, analysed and evaluated their sociological importance. In the light of this study, an inquisitive reader would be able to form an in-depth impression about the social as well as familial life of the Bengali people. Even a casual browsing would convince the reader to acknowledge the author’s comprehensive study in this regard.
It may also be noted that this book on Bengali riddles is the first of its kind in English or any language other than Bengali.