The Return:  Author’s first novel, New wave writer Santanu Gangopadhya in an article on Sekhar Basu writes: “I fail to understand in which category I should put Firay Elam in the history of Bengali fictions. In my view,   one such unusual and captivating fiction has never been written in Bengali language. “This long article that centers round all aspects of Sekhar Basu as an author has been included in Santanu’s latest book of criticism titled “Samlochona Charcha.”

Publisher :  Rupsa, a Kolkata literary magazine, in 1972

Book publication: In 1983 it was published by Prangshu, a Delhi publisher