Popular Books by Buddhadeb Guha
Born in Calcutta, Guha studied at St. Xavier’s College of the University of Calcutta. He spent his early years in various districts of Eastern Bengal (now Bangladesh). Those days in Rangpur, Jaipurhat and Barisal are depicted in his Rivu series. Some of the Rivu books are dedicated to friends from his youth. He was also the creator of Rijuda, an imaginary character who explores jungles with his sidekick Rudra. The jungles that he wrote about were mainly in Eastern India. Guha received Ananda Puraskar in 1976. He was a chartered accountant by profession.