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Pyre / Perumal Murugan ; translated from the Tamil by Aniruddhan Vasudevan.

Perumāḷmurukan̲, (author.). Tranlsation of : Perumāḷmurukan̲. Pūkkul̲i.‡lEnglish. Aniruddhan Vasudevan, (translator.).

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  • ISBN: 0802159338
  • ISBN: 9780802159335
  • Physical Description: 202 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Black Cat, 2022.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"First published in Tamil as Pookkuzhi by Kalachuvadu Publication Pvt. Ltd, Nagercoil in 2013"--Title page verso.
"English translation copyright © 2016 by Aniruddhan Vasudevan" -- Verso.
Summary, etc.:
Saroja and Kumaresan, a young married couple, return to Kumaresan's family village where they hope to build a happy life. But they have a dangerous secret: Saroja is from a different caste than Kumaresan, and if the villagers find out, they will both be in danger. Will they--and their marriage--survive?
Language Note:
Translated from the Tamil.
Subject: Newlyweds > Fiction.
Caste-based discrimination > Fiction.
Social classes > India > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.

Available copies

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library District. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library.


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La Conner Regional Library FIC PERUMALMURUGAN 111419 FICTION Available -

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