Shesher Kabita (Bengali: শেযের
is a novel by Rabindranath Tagore, widely considered a landmark
in Bengali literature. The novel was serialised in 1928, from
Bhadro to Choitro in the magazine Probashi, and was published
in book form the following year.
Tagore (1861-1941) was a Bengali poet, philosopher, artist, playwright,
composer and novelist. India's first Nobel laureate, Tagore won
the 1913 Nobel Prize for Literature. He composed the text of both
India's and Bangladesh's respective national anthems.