Ponniyin Selvan English Part 1

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Ponniyan Selvan


Kalki Krishnamurthy

(Originally in Tamil)

English Translation by Indra Neelameggham

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Translated 1990 by Indra Neelameggham Salt Lake City, Utah. With much thanks to R.Neelameggham and Elizabeth Ramadorai for editing help.

Thanks to B. Ganesan [biga] for maintaining the Thodarkathai website 1997 - 2000 Translation Copyright Indra Neelameggham. Permission is granted only for Non-Commercial uses of this etext release by Project Madurai. Others are required to contact the author at R. Neelameggham at gmail.com.


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Part 1A: New Floods

(57 Chapters)

List of Principal Characters


1 Aadi Festival

2 Azlvar-adiyan Nambi

3 Vinnagara Temple

4 Kadamboor Fort

5 The Gypsy Dance

6 Midnight Meeting

7 Laughter And Hatred

8 Who Is In The Palanquin?

9 Wayside Chitchat

10 The Astrologer of Kudanthai

11 Sudden Entry

12 Nandini

13 The Waxing Moon

14 A Crocodile On The River Bank

15 Vanathi's Tricks

16 Arulmozli Varma

17 The Horse Galloped

18 Idumban Kari

19 Battlefield And Forest

20 The First Enemy

21 The Curtains Parted

22 Velaikara Battalion Of Velirs

23 Velaikara Battalion Of Velirs

24 A Cuckoo And A Crow

25 Inside The Fort

26 Danger! Danger!

27 Court Poets

28 Iron Grip

29 "Our Guest"

30 Art Gallery

31 "Thieves! Thieves!"

32 Examination

33 A Beauty Among The Branches

34 Garden Gazebo

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