Test – பரிட்சை – Devan

Devan was a prodigious writer in Tamil. He wrote short stories, novels, novella, reported on World War II. He was a trend setter just like O Henry and Guy de Maupassant. He is best known for his humorous prose just like P G Wodehouse. Indira Parthasarathy a Tamil Story writer and playwright remarked, "Wodehousian characters... Continue Reading →

Kumarapuram Station

Some short stories, more so, the characters stay in your mind forever. Like Magi, from 'The Gift for the Magi - O Henry', Gladys, from, 'Blandings: Lord Emsworth and the Girlfriend' - P G Wodehouse, Andrew from 'Love at First Sight' - Jeffrey Archer, Sengodan from 'Red Banana (செவ்வாழை)', Papathi, from 'City (நகரம்)' - Sujatha and... Continue Reading →

Nagaram – City – Sujatha

Even the greatest writers of the world, according to me, produce one immortal work which stands the test of time. When you think about the author, you think about this particular work as it stays with you long after you have read it. Leo Tolstoy - War and Peace, Hemingway - The Old Man and... Continue Reading →

Red Banana – செவ்வாழை

This is one of my favorite short stories in Tamil, probably the best written by C N Annadurai. This is as good as 'The Gift of the Magi' written by O Henry and published in 1905. Annadurai   Conjeevaram Natarajan Annadurai (15 September 1909 – 3 February 1969), popularly called Anna ("Elder brother") or Arignar Anna ("Anna, the scholar"), was... Continue Reading →

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