Author : S. L. Bhyrappa
Translator : Seshanarayana
A litterateur par excellence, S.L. Bhyrappa’s Thaandu (originally Daatu) has story which goes through the complex caste system that is deep rooted into Indian society demonstrated through the characters. This novel indicates the crossing over the boundaries of castes and colours. The intricate explanation and detailed narration of each and every caste and culture is a shellshock experience for the readers. Tamil translation of the novel is rendered by Seshanarayana.