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Hundreds of Streets to the Palace of Lights free pdf And now, in her thirty-sixth year, Alamelu, neither beautiful nor attractive enough to enlist sympathy, lay dying Palanichami leaned her more comfortably against his chest and straightened her sari.' As the daughter of a Vaishnavite scholar dies in the arms of a coarse but kindly salt seller- in a different time and place an actor, from the days of the silent movies, steps out of his home for the first time in thirty years. In this collage of seventeen stories, S. Diwakar weaves in and out of different perspectives, time periods, and characters to explore grief, hope, passion, and alienation. Translated with artistry and exactitude, the writer's use of irony underlines pathos in a deceptively informal telling of the awful and the heroic. S Diwakar is an unusal Kannada writer who blends the concerns and styles of Navya writers with the Navodaya trend of telling the story of commoner.

About Shyam Diwakar

S. Diwakar has published a wide range of short stories, essays, translations, and literary criticism, and has also worked as a reporter and editor. Susheela Punitha has translated Vaidehi's Aprushyaru, Na Dsouza's Dweepa, and U.R. Ananthamurthy's Bharathipura, which was shortlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature and the Hindu Literary Prize.

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Author : Shyam Diwakar
Publisher : OUP India
Data Published : 22 October 2015
ISBN : 0199459681
EAN : 9780199459681
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 194 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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