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#PonnisBeloved Volume 1. New Floods by Sumeetha Manikandan

Ponni's Beloved Volume 1. New Floods by Sumeetha Manikandan

Kalki Krishnamurthy would not have imagined the impact of #PonnisBeloved. The original, Ponniyin Selvan remains the most popular, widely-read novel. It has just the right mixture of all things that makes an epic. It will keep the most discerning reader enthralled. The book has me fascinated and I am eager to read the other volumes soon.   The …

Ponni’s Beloved:Kalki Krishnamurthy’s Ponniyin Selvan by Sumeetha Manikandan

Ponni's Beloved

Ponni’s Beloved is a labour of love – a translation of the Tamil classic Ponniyin Selvan. When Sumeetha asked me to edit and proofread her manuscript, I was astounded at her dedication, attention to detail and perseverance for the translation. She is very thorough in her writing, ensuring to keep the tone and era of …