First Light (Ganguly novel)
The cover image of প্রথম আলো (First Light, part 1) published by Ananda Publishers
|Original title||প্রথম আলো|
|Publisher||Ananda Publishers, Penguin Books|
Published in English
|Preceded by||Those Days|
First Light (Bengali: প্রথম আলো) is a novel by Sunil Gangopadhyay. It encompasses the second half of nineteenth century of Indian history, specially then ongoing Bengal Renaissance. The story of the novel centers on many historical figures including Rabindranath Tagore, Swami Vivekananda, Ramakrishna, Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, George Curzon, etc.
- "History as gossip". The Hindu. 1 April 2001. Retrieved 24 October 2012.