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Destiny, baby:)

London, 2002

and Delhi, 2005


About Samit Basu

Novelist. Best known for fantasy and science fiction work. Most recently, The City Inside (Tordotcom)/Chosen Spirits (Simon and Schuster)


17 thoughts on “Destiny, baby:)

  1. “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…

    Posted by Rimi | November 3, 2005, 9:43 am
  2. Congratulations! This is great.

    Posted by thalassa_mikra | November 3, 2005, 9:50 am
  3. 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?

    Posted by The Marauder's Map | November 3, 2005, 11:04 am
  4. exactly, ur going nearer to the pre-dadu age…..stop lying or resort to cosmetic surgery. pronto! but good to have a clear destiny.

    Posted by #3tiYo>B_shyo> | November 3, 2005, 11:08 am
  5. What happened at Sarai today?

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

    Posted by The Nameless One | November 3, 2005, 1:35 pm
  6. WAAH

    (almost finished reading your book and am delighted to say
    t’was good
    t’was good 🙂

    Posted by Unjustified Insanity~~ | November 3, 2005, 3:48 pm
  7. ohh yes and i forgot to mention

    Posted by Unjustified Insanity~~ | November 3, 2005, 3:48 pm
  8. 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?! 😉

    Posted by www.gypsynan.blogspot.com | November 3, 2005, 6:07 pm
  9. 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.

    Posted by samit | November 3, 2005, 9:53 pm
  10. 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.

    Posted by Abhimanyu | November 4, 2005, 1:02 am
  11. Congratulations! Great going.

    Posted by . : A : . | November 4, 2005, 2:24 am
  12. Congrats Samit!

    @abhimanyu – you’re right, he looks younger than me!

    Posted by Shobhik | November 4, 2005, 5:03 pm
  13. i’ve always kinda wondered how you write ‘samit’ in bangla.

    donto-shaw na talobyo-shaw?

    hroshyo-ee na deergo-ee?


    Posted by Tiny Black Cat | November 4, 2005, 7:07 pm
  14. i love love LOVE the new link list!
    *gushing all over*

    and congratulations, too 🙂

    Posted by Teleute | November 4, 2005, 9:27 pm
  15. 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.

    Posted by samit | November 4, 2005, 9:43 pm
  16. wow!congratulations

    Posted by jaded | November 6, 2005, 10:40 am
  17. can’t get over the fact that you looked even more bachcha-type in london 😀 Congratulations, world domination beckons…and did you see the chinese clones of stoob and you?

    Posted by Smita | November 7, 2005, 8:31 am

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