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Nirmala Pillai, Foreword by Dr. Lakshmi Kannan

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Item Description: LiFi Publicationss Pvt. Ltd., 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. A collection of stories that captures the twists and turns of emotions as it weaves the darkness and light of love, hate and deception in its myriad hues. Whether it is deaf and dumb Bano who expresses her love in the beautiful pieces of silk she weaves, or Abdul who waits anxiously for his daughter to return from town after hearing about the curfew near her college or Dhiren coming of age is confused and frightened with the awakening of feelings as a teenager for his teacher, or the cruelty of a random killing by street boys. Bookseller Inventory # LIFI-9789382536772

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Kannan, Lakshmi

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Nirmala Pillai, Foreword by Dr. Lakshmi Kannan

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Item Description: LiFi Publicationss Pvt. Ltd., 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. A collection of stories that captures the twists and turns of emotions as it weaves the darkness and light of love, hate and deception in its myriad hues. Whether it is deaf and dumb Bano who expresses her love in the beautiful pieces of silk she weaves, or Abdul who waits anxiously for his daughter to return from town after hearing about the curfew near her college or Dhiren coming of age is confused and frightened with the awakening of feelings as a teenager for his teacher, or the cruelty of a random killing by street boys. Bookseller Inventory # LIFI-9789382536772

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Lakshmi Kannan

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Item Description: Orient BlackSwan, New Delhi, India, 2014. Softcover. Book Condition: New. Lakshmi Kannan has translated fifteen of her own stories. In ‘Genesis’, two scholars in a US campus are kindred souls but the Indian woman is held back by generations of denial. Ancient temples with their hallowed ambience can bestow some life-affirming experiences, as in ‘Cryptic Chords’ and ‘Rhythms’. ‘Kasturi, the Musk Deer’, set in Delhi, depicts the Tamil reality of the fifties as sixteen-year-old Shankari is subjected to strict control by her orthodox family, her parents rejecting her idea of buying kasturi because its fragrance might act as an aphrodisiac. 'Mangal's Requiem’ is about the last hours in the life of a dacoit who writes poems perhaps to seek release from his anguish, revealing what the world and his mother and wife cannot grasp; the young wife experiences relief when her abusive husband hangs. ‘India Gate’ showcases the regressive, unchanging elements in the author’s community, even educated, professional women being subjected to the patriarchy of their marital homes; the female protagonist bravely decides to go it alone. ‘Sable Shadows’, based on true incidents, focuses on a form of apartheid marring even international literary events while narrating a tale of friendship and understanding between a Nigerian man and an Indian woman.Printed Pages: 228. Bookseller Inventory # 101884

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Item Description: Orient BlackSwan, New Delhi, India, 2011. Softcover. Book Condition: New. Lakshmi Kannan’s Nandanvan & Other Stories is a collection of 17 of her own stories originally written in Tamil. As vivid in imagination as they are realistic, the stories in this collection are reflections on gender, sexuality, filial piety, construction of identity, cultural institutions and the individual existing ‘within’ and ‘outside’.Lakshmi Kannan’s Nandanvan & Other Stories is a collection of 17 of her own stories originally written in Tamil. As vivid in imagination as they are realistic, the stories in this collection are reflections on gender, sexuality, filial piety, construction of identity, cultural institutions and the individual existing ‘within’ and ‘outside’.Printed Pages: 280. Bookseller Inventory # 101891

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Kannan Lakshmi

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Kannan, Lakshmi

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Item Description: Vikas, 1986. hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Very Good. First Edition. Hardcover, in dustjacket. First edition. Signed/inscribed by Kannan. Clean text, strong binding, moderate wear. Photos available. (Heavy books and sets may require additional shipping charges, particularly if international). Signed. Bookseller Inventory # SKA2068

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Kannan Lakshmi

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Item Description: Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd, 2011. Softcover. Book Condition: New. Lakshmi Kannan?s Nandanvan & Other Stories is a collection of 17 of her own stories originally written in Tamil. As vivid in imagination as they are realistic, the stories in this collection are reflections on gender, sexuality, filial piety, construction of identity, cultural institutions and the individual existing within and outside. The stories, situated in various locales?the home, a hospital, a government office, the university, the London Tube, parks and gardens, temples and restaurants?introduce us to several memorable characters. Sensitive women who negotiate their space through an essentially patriarchal culture, with confidence in the strength of their womanhood. An elderly man who understands the language of the birds so completely that the birds take over as the chief protagonists of the story and later evolve as the most concerned mourners at his funeral. A narrator who sees in a total stranger an uncanny resemblance to his dead father with whom he had a difficult relationship. An art historian trapped in a bleak and cheerless life, languishing in a bureaucratic system of the government department in which he works. The thoughts and feelings of a man in a coma, who wanders through the corridors of a subterranean region of the dead. The coming back of a woman from the clutches of death as an answer to fervent prayers. Printed Pages: 280. Bookseller Inventory # 84056

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Lakshmi Kannan (Tr.)

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Item Description: Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd, 2014. Softcover. Book Condition: New. Akshmi Kannan has translated fifteen of her own stories. In ?Genesis?, two scholars in a US campus are kindred souls but the Indian woman is held back by generations of denial. Ancient temples with their hallowed ambience can bestow some life-affirming experiences, as in ?Cryptic Chords? and ?Rhythms? ?Kasturi, the Musk Deer?, set in Delhi, depicts the Tamil reality of the fifties as sixteen-year-old Shankari is subjected to strict control by her orthodox family, her parents rejecting her idea of buying kasturi because its fragrance might act as an aphrodisiac. `Mangal`s Requiem? is about the last hours in the life of a dacoit who writes poems perhaps to seek release from his anguish, revealing what the world and his mother and wife cannot grasp; the young wife experiences relief when her abusive husband hangs. ?India Gate? showcases the regressive, unchanging elements in the author?s community, even educated, professional women being subjected to the patriarchy of their marital homes; the female protagonist bravely decides to go it alone. ?Sable Shadows?, based on true incidents, focuses on a form of apartheid marring even international literary events while narrating a tale of friendship and understanding between a Nigerian man and an Indian woman. Printed Pages: 228. Bookseller Inventory # 90344

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LAKSHMI KANNAN

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Item Description: Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd, 2014. Softcover. Book Condition: New. Akshmi Kannan has translated fifteen of her own stories. In ‘Genesis’, two scholars in a US campus are kindred souls but the Indian woman is held back by generations of denial. Ancient temples with their hallowed ambience can bestow some life-affirming experiences, as in ‘Cryptic Chords’ and ‘Rhythms’. ‘Kasturi, the Musk Deer’, set in Delhi, depicts the Tamil reality of the fifties as sixteen-year-old Shankari is subjected to strict control by her orthodox family, her parents rejecting her idea of buying kasturi because its fragrance might act as an aphrodisiac. `Mangal`s Requiem’ is about the last hours in the life of a dacoit who writes poems perhaps to seek release from his anguish, revealing what the world and his mother and wife cannot grasp; the young wife experiences relief when her abusive husband hangs. ‘India Gate’ showcases the regressive, unchanging elements in the author’s community, even educated, professional women being subjected to the patriarchy of their marital homes; the female protagonist bravely decides to go it alone. ‘Sable Shadows’, based on true incidents, focuses on a form of apartheid marring even international literary events while narrating a tale of friendship and understanding between a Nigerian man and an Indian woman. Printed Pages: 228. Bookseller Inventory # 90344

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Item Description: Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd, 2011. Softcover. Book Condition: New. Lakshmi Kannan’s Nandanvan & Other Stories is a collection of 17 of her own stories originally written in Tamil. As vivid in imagination as they are realistic, the stories in this collection are reflections on gender, sexuality, filial piety, construction of identity, cultural institutions and the individual existing within and outside. The stories, situated in various localesâ€"the home, a hospital, a government office, the university, the London Tube, parks and gardens, temples and restaurantsâ€"introduce us to several memorable characters. Sensitive women who negotiate their space through an essentially patriarchal culture, with confidence in the strength of their womanhood. An elderly man who understands the language of the birds so completely that the birds take over as the chief protagonists of the story and later evolve as the most concerned mourners at his funeral. A narrator who sees in a total stranger an uncanny resemblance to his dead father with whom he had a difficult relationship. An art historian trapped in a bleak and cheerless life, languishing in a bureaucratic system of the government department in which he works. The thoughts and feelings of a man in a coma, who wanders through the corridors of a subterranean region of the dead. The coming back of a woman from the clutches of death as an answer to fervent prayers. Printed Pages: 280. Bookseller Inventory # 84056

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Lakshmi kannan

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Lakshmi Kannan

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Item Description: Orient Blackswan, 2011. pbk. Contents Phenomenological Explorations Introducing Lakshmi Kannan?s Short FictionC T Indra Lakshmi Kannan?s Fictional Weltanschauung An InterviewChristine Gomez A Conversation with Lakshmi KannanSudha Rai SHORT STORIES 1 Nandanvan 2 Ejamaanar 3 Please Dear God 4 Muniyakka 5 Nagapushpam 6 Zeroing In 7 Savvyasachi Square 8 The Maze 9 Just Think About It 10 Simone de Beauvoir and the Manes 11 A Word with you Father 12 A Guava with a Red Heart 13 A Political Colour 14 Because 15 A Sky All Around 16 Maria NOVELLA Another Hour Another Hue Lakshmi Kannan?s Nandanvan & Other Stories is a collection of 17 of her own stories originally written in Tamil As vivid in imagination as they are realistic the stories in this collection are reflections on gender sexuality filial piety construction of identity cultural institutions and the individual existing ?within? and ?outside? The stories situated in various locales the home a hospital a government office the university the London Tube parks and gardens temples and restaurants introduce us to several memorable characters Sensitive women who negotiate their space through an essentially patriarchal culture with confidence in the strength of their womanhood An elderly man who understands the language of the birds so completely that the birds take over as the chief protagonists of the story and later evolve as the most concerned mourners at his funeral A narrator who sees in a total stranger an uncanny resemblance to his dead father with whom he had a difficult relationship An art historian trapped in a bleak and cheerless life languishing in a bureaucratic system of the government department in which he works The thoughts and feelings of a man in a coma who wanders through the corridors of a subterranean region of the dead The coming back of a woman from the clutches of death as an answer to fervent prayers Kannan?s characters reflect their strength of spirit as they struggle with the inevitable pain of existence everyday grievances and prejudices the indomitable will to survive loneliness and sorrow and the confidence to resolve inner and external conflict Her protagonists reveal themselves through soliloquies dialogue and evocative silences Kannan is her own translator Perhaps that is why the rhythms and idioms of the Tamil world is translated into such fluid prose in English where she masterfully retains the intensity and ethos of the original The spectrum of experiences and sensibilities depicted in these lucid probing and absorbing narratives is a must read 280 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 95364

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Item Description: Vitasta Publishing Pvt.Ltd, India, 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Kalyani and Athai, two feisty women, sail through the turn- of- the- century Madras Presidency under British rule, despite archaic customs such as child marriage and a prescriptive widowhood. British influence encounters an ambivalent attitude that was contrary, and at times uproariously hilarious. Kalyani s child marriage ends her formal education because of a prevalent superstition that married girls would be widowed if sent to school. Tutored at home by the intrepid Susan O Leary of Irish origin, Kalyani soaks up her irrepressible humour. O Leary is equally delighted by the strapping girl s passion for sports and athletics, but is anxious about her pupil s future beyond the luminous beauty of the glass bead curtain in her father s home. Kalyani, grows taller than her boy husband Natarajan. It becomes a contentious issue for her retrograde female in-laws who mock her height and her English. Kalyani battles her way through unfazed, and evolves as a successful badminton coach with the unstinting support of her husband, father-in-law and grand mother-in-law. The intellectually endowed Athai uses her widowhood to pursue her education. The family discovers an astonishing secret about her, when she dies. A contemporary writer Shailaja writes the novel capturing the changing ethos of the people with the irony, pathos and humour that animate the period. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9789382711797

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Item Description: Vitasta Publishing Pvt.Ltd, India, 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Kalyani and Athai, two feisty women, sail through the turn- of- the- century Madras Presidency under British rule, despite archaic customs such as child marriage and a prescriptive widowhood. British influence encounters an ambivalent attitude that was contrary, and at times uproariously hilarious. Kalyani s child marriage ends her formal education because of a prevalent superstition that married girls would be widowed if sent to school. Tutored at home by the intrepid Susan O Leary of Irish origin, Kalyani soaks up her irrepressible humour. O Leary is equally delighted by the strapping girl s passion for sports and athletics, but is anxious about her pupil s future beyond the luminous beauty of the glass bead curtain in her father s home. Kalyani, grows taller than her boy husband Natarajan. It becomes a contentious issue for her retrograde female in-laws who mock her height and her English. Kalyani battles her way through unfazed, and evolves as a successful badminton coach with the unstinting support of her husband, father-in-law and grand mother-in-law. The intellectually endowed Athai uses her widowhood to pursue her education. The family discovers an astonishing secret about her, when she dies. A contemporary writer Shailaja writes the novel capturing the changing ethos of the people with the irony, pathos and humour that animate the period. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9789382711797

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Lakshmi Kannan

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kannan, Lakshmi

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Lakshmi Kannan

Published by Vitasta Publishing Pvt.Ltd, India (2016)

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Item Description: Vitasta Publishing Pvt.Ltd, India, 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Kalyani and Athai, two feisty women, sail through the turn- of- the- century Madras Presidency under British rule, despite archaic customs such as child marriage and a prescriptive widowhood. British influence encounters an ambivalent attitude that was contrary, and at times uproariously hilarious. Kalyani s child marriage ends her formal education because of a prevalent superstition that married girls would be widowed if sent to school. Tutored at home by the intrepid Susan O Leary of Irish origin, Kalyani soaks up her irrepressible humour. O Leary is equally delighted by the strapping girl s passion for sports and athletics, but is anxious about her pupil s future beyond the luminous beauty of the glass bead curtain in her father s home. Kalyani, grows taller than her boy husband Natarajan. It becomes a contentious issue for her retrograde female in-laws who mock her height and her English. Kalyani battles her way through unfazed, and evolves as a successful badminton coach with the unstinting support of her husband, father-in-law and grand mother-in-law. The intellectually endowed Athai uses her widowhood to pursue her education. The family discovers an astonishing secret about her, when she dies. A contemporary writer Shailaja writes the novel capturing the changing ethos of the people with the irony, pathos and humour that animate the period. Bookseller Inventory # LIE9789382711797

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