BBC Radio 4: Pather Panchali - Song of the Road

Category: Classic, General Fiction, Literature

A classic story of poverty and sibling love set in a remote Bengali village at the beginning of the twentieth century. The life of a poor Brahmin family is seen through the eyes of young Opu and his older sister Durga. With their father, Horihor, often away from home in search of work, tension mounts as their mother, Shorbojoya, struggles on her own.

Pather Panchali - Song of the Road 1

Pather Panchali - Song of the Road 2