The Blaft Anthology of Tamil Pulp Fiction, Volume 1 (eBook)
Selected and translated by Pritham K. Chakravarthy
Edited by Rakesh Khanna
400 pages, also available in print.
Mad scientists! Desperate housewives! Murderous robots! Scandalous starlets! Sordid, drug-fueled love affairs! This anthology features seventeen stories by ten best-selling authors of Tamil crime, romance, science fiction, and detective stories, none of them ever before translated into English, along with reproductions of wacky cover art and question-and-answer sessions with some of the authors. Grab a masala vadai, sit back and enjoy!
"Possibly the most significant contribution to Indian writing this year"--Vijay Nambisan, Deccan Herald
"There are two reasons to buy this book. One, it's a wonderful read and two, it's the best produced paperback in the history of Indian Publishing"--Mukul Kesavan, Outlook Magazine
Includes 17 stories by 10 bestselling Tamil authors, translated into English for the first time, including detective fiction heavyweights Subha and Pattukkottai Prabakar; Rajesh Kumar, the world's most prolific living author of fiction (with over 1750 novels to his credit); and Ramanichandran, queen of romance and the all-time bestselling author in Tamil.
This book is also available in the USA from Amazon.com
High-quality POSTERS of the cover (illustrated by Shyam, design by Malavika.PC) are available from Kulture Shop
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