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Water for the Roots- Sahitya Akademi Award Winning Tamil Novel

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Item Code: AZG282
Author: Rajam Krishnan
Publisher: SAHITYA AKADEMI, DELHI
Language: ENGLISH
Edition: 2010
ISBN: 9788126026883
Pages: 198
Cover: PAPERBACK
Other Details 8.50x5.50 inch
Weight 260 gm
About the Book
Rajam Krishnan, one of the gifted creative women writers in Tamil, has written novels, novellas, short stories, biographics and plethora of articles of criticism on literary, social, cultural and even political issues. Committed to humanistic values, she presents in her work a kaleidoscopic spectrum of the human condition. The entire gamut of her work includes about 40 novels. Her Sahitya Akademi Award Winning novel Verukku Neer (Water for the Roots) treats of a socio-political theme, the ideal of Gandhian non-violence versus extremism. She has won many prestigious Awards, both National and International. New York Herald Tribune's International Short Story Award, Sahitya Akademi Award, Bharatiya Basha Award, Thiru. Vi. Ka. Award and Shaswati Award are some of them.

About the Author
Dr. M. Bhoopathi (Pattu M. Bhoopathi), a teacher of English by Profession, has had a career in creative writing too. He has published short fiction and poetry both in Tamil and English in leading magazines and journals. He translates from Tamil into English and from English into Tamil. His latest translation of a Tamil classic "Muttollayiram" (Pearls of Passion and Fury) into English, published by Dravidian University, Kuppam, A.P., has won the Nalli-Thisai Ettum Literary Award for 2009. He has about 20 books published to his credit.

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