The Blaft Anthology of Tamil Pulp Fiction, Volume 1 (eBook)

The Blaft Anthology of Tamil Pulp Fiction, Volume 1 (eBook)

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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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