Mobi µ The Blaft Anthology of Tamil Pulp Fiction ↠ Rakesh Khanna
Ce of Kottaipuram by Indra Soundar RajanHighway 117 by Jeyaraj Pushpa ThangadoraiThe hidden hoard in the cryptic chamber by MedhaviHold on a minute I'm in the middle of a murder by IndumathiThe bungalow by the river by MK NarayananHello dead morning by Rajesh KumarSacrilege to love by Resakee I really enjoyed most of the stories Different way of writing and fast developing story lines Despite all the tragedies it us funny as well
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The Blaft Anthology of Tamil Pulp FictionFiction South Asia Studies Selected and translated from the Tamil by Pritham Chakravarthy Edited by Rakesh Khanna The follow up to 2008's successful first collection featuring stories by Indra Soundar Rajan Medhavi Jeyaraj Pushpa Thangadorai Rajesh Kumar Indumathi MKNarayanan and Resakee A yo From my blog this second volume of Blaft's Tamil Pulp Fiction anthology the editors have chosen to translate full length novels and novellas from a variety of authors including one from Singapore Whereas a majority of the pieces in the first anthology were detective stories a fact I mentioned in my review this volume is mainly horror focusedThe stories include The Palace of Kottaipuram 1990 by Indra Soundar Rajan The royal family has been haunted by a curse for generations the men all die before they turn 30 and no female children survive for long after their birth The younger prince of the current generation is well educated and does not believe any of this nonsense until his brother is killed by a cobra Now the younger prince's girlfriend has to investigate the origins of the curse and the strange social order surrounding the royal family if she wants to save the man she lovesHighway 117 1980 by Jeyaraj Pushpa ThangadoraiThis full length comic book features Karate Kavita a super strong female hero who teams up with an archaeologist to uncover the man responsible for stealing the treasures from several templesHold on a Minute I'm in the Middle of a Murder 1979 by IndumathiInspired by the Exorcist and similar movies Indumathi's horror novella is a tale of demonic possession and murders by supernatural forces When the doctor and head of a psychiatric institution finds one of his patients has killed his colleague he is stunned The police take up the investigation but very odd things begin to happen to everyone even vaguely related to the doctor or his patientThe Bungalow by the River 2000 by M K Narayanan A ghost story by a Singaporean Tamil author A woman flees from her alcoholic husband when she learns about the affair that is consuming him Years later a lawyer contacts their son with the message that the father has died and left the property to him The son wants nothing to do with it but decides to visit the property with his lawyer before it is sold Strange things start happening when they arrive As they find themselves trapped by a sudden monsoon will they be able to survive in the house until morning?Hello Good Dead Morning 1986 by Rajesh KumarA detective wakes up to a phone call the police have found a body and they're not sure if it's a murder or suicide As he investigates we are introduced to a young woman who has recently become obsessed with blue films ie pornography To maintain and hide this obsession she begins to lie to her brother and others resulting in the murder of one of her brother's employeesSacriledge to Love 2009 by ResakeeA girl is plagued by unwanted suitors and an overprotective brother who violently punishes anyone who falls in love with her Then she falls in love herself and the former targets of her brother's ire conspire to help the lovers deal with himWomen I applaud the translator for selecting works that depict strong active female characters again something that I complained about in my review of the first volume My favorite story was again the novel by Indra Sounder Rajan His female protagonist demonstrates courage and intelligence throughout the story; in fact if not for her investigation the source of the curse would have gone unnoticed She is the active one in contrast to her boyfriend's weepy terror Something that bothered me however was the way she was freuently over sexualized in descriptions that had no basis in the plot It seemed like the author felt that he had to sprinkle references to her glorious curves or swelling breasts in order to make the rest of the novel palatable Despite this random over sexualization I really enjoyed her character and the rest of the novel The better of the two volumesI enjoyed this second volume of the series much than the first one Whereas Volume 1 attempted to give a wide variety of short pieces some of which were mediocre Volume 2 is much substantial I appreciated the full length novels and novellas which give the reader a much better picture of each writer's style This volume also demonstrates some of the variety available in the Tamil pulp fiction world From comics to Exorcist style horror stories I enjoyed these peeks into other areas outside of the detective story The inclusion of a work by a Singaporean Tamil writer was also brilliant as it emphasizes the importance of the non Indian Tamil population Once again Blaft has created a uniue and brilliant collection and I'm hungry for I hope to see a third volume soon and maybe some other novels by Indra Soundar Rajan?
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Download The Blaft Anthology of Tamil Pulp Fiction Mobi ✓ 520 pages ↠ [Reading] ➿ The Blaft Anthology of Tamil Pulp Fiction By Rakesh Khanna – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk Fiction South Asia Studies Selected and translated from the Tamil by Pritham Chakravarthy Edited by Rakesh Khanna The follow uUng woman's fascination with blue films leads to a bizarre murder A bloodline of debauched maharajas falls prey to an evil curse A beautiful girl uses karate to retrieve a stolen idol Seven thrilling tales from seven Indian and Singaporean masters of action suspense and horrorContentsThe pala Complete 'time pass'Read it when you need to be entertained without having to expend much thought