“Did you get a chance to read the book?” asks author-diplomat T.S. Tirumurti, whose second novel Chennaivaasi is now on bookstore displays. You’re wary of T. S. Tirumurti’s Chennaivaasi when you pick it up. Even though Shashi Tharoor’s praise for the book on the front cover begs. Buy Chennai vaasi men t-shirts at Made for madras collection. Tamil urban street wear brand. Easy return. Cod available across india.

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Chennai Book Fair

Both the Tamil and Chennai voices are heard loud in both this books. The families in both books are close-knit, and the extended circle of uncles, aunts, neighbours, friends, domestic help and members of the community make their voices heard in direct proportion to their importance in the stories. Tirumurti, whose second novel Chennaivaasi is now on bookstore displays. Tirumurti’s debut novel whetted his appetite for writing. Narayan, inspired Tirumurti in his evolution as a writer. First, it is ‘Paati’ in Clive Avenue.

Including references to the anti-Brahmin agitation and the treatment of the Tambram community is a conscious decision, he says. What did he like in the story? Too tired to drop off to sleep, he sat down to flesh out the story of his first cheennai. There are occasions in the books where an chrnnai is kept out for both sets of Hindu ‘Bad Time’ Rahukalam and Yamagandam. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Archived from the original PDF on Countdown To Elections Results. I can’t boast of shifting continents and cultures in an attempt to win over my in-laws, as Deborah does in ‘Chennaivaasi’, but I did vaqsi with situations and emotions on almost every boko. Later, she shows a proclivity for drinking and dancing with her male friends at the disco. His story is equally about Chennai as the people who live there, about what makes a ‘Chennaivaasi’ and how to become one. Retrieved from ” https: Gopalan Trophy Madras Presidency Matches.


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Website developed by PACE. Get Tirumurti talking on Madras and he tells you that Madras hasn’t been taken away entirely from Chennai. The planned venue Y. Being a voracious reader since his boyhood days, reading authors like Narayan and Ernest Hemingway has contributed to his craft.

The fair is usually held between the last week of December and the third week of January. The canvas of Chennaivaasi is much larger. chennzi

And talking of the Chennai he flies in and out of nowadays, he mentions a locality in Nungambakkam named Tirumurti Nagar after his grandfather, the famous Dr.

Instead, an alternate low-key Pongal Book Fair was held between 13 and 24 January for book lovers and tourists. The first four editions of the book fair were held in the Madrasa-i-Azam school. Mathew has also organized an chsnnai book fair for students. Chennaivaasi takes off from where Clive Avenue left off, not in the sense of being a sequel but chenani the Madras Chennai and TamBrahm setting remaining intact.

In recent times, movie clippings of films of international renown are filmed at the venue of the fair. It’s not just Deborah’s journey, it’s also Chinamma’s, her elderly low-caste maid. The 39th edition of Chennai Book Fair was not conducted in January due to the flood happened in Dec Amma and Appa are strongly against their son marrying a white woman and refuse to meet her, even after the couple move to Chennai in an attempt to win them chenai.


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Archived from the original chnnai 2 July Five years on, still no power from Udangudi. However, in the late nineties, the fair was moved to mid-January to coincide with the Pongal festive season. Just when Amma looks like she might soften, she dies.

The fair was held for 15 days instead of the usual day affair. Retrieved 6 June It had stalls in a ,square-foot area, with participants and 1 million titles.

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Muthiah Randor Guy S. Indue to construction work on the Chennai Metrothe venue of the book fair was shifted to the Y. Transport Air Chennai International Airport. Read this book for its engaging characters, its quirky humour, its depiction of a modern love story that begins by clashing with tradition but ends, like any two ‘Chennaivaasi’s, by happily co-existing.

Besides Bharanidharan, another uncle, R. The narrative trigger for this book is the cheennai between a Tam Brahm boy and a Jewish-American girl. You could be living in highly developed cities like Geneva and Manhattan and not know who your neighbours are, but live in the Palestinian territory of Gaza and you will enjoy the warmth of the people around you, he says of a place he recalls with affection.

Ravi goes to the US to study, meets Deborah at his first job, falls in love, wins her heart. He reacts with diplomatic restraint, but boik clearly pleased. The Book Fair Entrance.