Birthing Hut and Other Stories

Birthing Hut and Other Stories

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ISBN: 9789390961757

Author: Dr T Sumathy aka Thamizhachi Thangapandian

Translator: Dr V Bharathi Harishankar

Price: Rs. 350

Binding: HB


350 ₨

About the Book

Birthing Hut and Other Stories is the English translation of the Tamil original, Muttu Veedu. It is a collection of five stories where the narrative world is peopled with ordinary men and women. They are the author’s protagonists. The extraordinary moments of their ordinary lives provide a flash of insight and awareness of human values, vulnerabilities, fallacies and prejudices. Thamizhachi weaves in and out of the narrative with ease, forcing the readers to observe and understand the characters and their lives, and eventually taking them to a place where judgment is replaced with empathy.

About the Author

Dr T Sumathy aka Thamizhachi Thangapandian is a Tamil writer, English Professor and a Member of Parliament. She has nineteen publications including collections of poetry, essays and interviews to her credit. Birthing Hut and Other Stories is her first collection of short stories.


Dr V Bharathi Harishankar is a Professor of English and Vice Chancellor of Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women, Coimbatore. She has 118 publications to her credit.

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