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Tirumurti’s ‘Chennaivaasi’ is a charming read

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Transport Air Chennai International Airport. But in that time he gave it everything he had; he once wrote for six hours at a stretch during a transit stop at the London airport after he was done attending meetings and tying up loose ends.

Retrieved 12 January If it is ‘Clive Avenue’, the road where it all happens, it is Sundarithe ancestral house in the case of Chennaivaasi. Tirumurti, whose second novel Chennaivaasi is now on bookstore displays. Mathew has also organized an annual book fair for students.

Chennaivaasis show more equanimity in dealing with their daily lives; ostentation is much higher in other metros.

The edition was organized at the Woodlands Drive-In restaurant.

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The Jewish girl who embraces Chennai life qualifies too, albeit as an extreme example. Narayan, inspired Tirumurti in his evolution as a writer. The real love story goes beyond Ravi and Deborah’s cross-culture bond, beyond Amma and Appa’s enduring marriage, to the relationship between the city and its people. Later, she shows a proclivity vhennai drinking and dancing with her male friends at the disco.

Archived from the original PDF on Many book sellers and distributors got affected as their valuable stocks were damaged in the floods. Since then it has been only occasional visits. The Tamil voice, he says, has not been adequately heard. Tirumurti showed promise as a writer in his youth when his short story was chosen as one among the hundred best in Asia in a contest organised by Asiaweek in the s.


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We are sure that with this book, Tirumurti finds a permanent place in the expanding group of professionals that manages to find the time for creative writing.

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The story is about the circumstances behind the break up of a joint family, he argues. 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 chenai in direct proportion to their importance in the stories. He reacts with diplomatic restraint, but is clearly pleased. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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