The second historical novel by celebrated Kannada author S.L. Bhyrappa, .. Avarana was a fantastic read for me who is a product or a victim of the history. AVARANA -Three Reviews of pa’s famous novel on Jihadi destructions in India. – Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online for. Aavarana: The Veil | S.L. Bhyrappa. Blind faith. Let’s get this out of the way: Aavarana: The Veil is more an ideological treatise than classic.

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Out of my interest, I have studied history and my findings have resulted in a creative piece of work. What does she do with the resources at her disposal? Why should we be interested in the lives of the people who ruled the nationsbuilt great monuments and were the originators of various customs and rituals?

Infact to be honest I was happy reading the other books of our Byrappa but while reading aavarana, I got a bit too emotional 3 times and in no second I had tears, donno if its the avraana in the story or bhyrwppa facts that touched my heart[ I wouldnt like to mention what parts as we can know it after reading the novels ourselves].

Bhyrappain my opinion, has avaranx a bit simplistic in several parts in the novel.

Discovering the Spirit of India. Excellent story and Narration. I have to warn, the above mentioned symptoms relate only to an Indian reader though it might as well apply to others. Its about developing a brotherhood and not allowing bloodshed.

Book Review | Aavarana: The Veil

S L B is one of the best modern novelist which have his own style of narration which takes you all his books to real worldw Excellent story and Narration.


The Kannada novel “Aavarana” by S. He has served as a Prof. Writing in English is good move! It is no different in this book. The hard truths revealed will shake your conscience. Shastri is the one who persuades Lakshmi to take up Islam as an act of rebellion against “oppressive Hinduism”. All I would say about this book is this – this is a work of great courage and urgency. For instance, a Hindu character is told that his gods are not as powerful as Allah for they could not protect their own abodes from destruction at the hands of Allah’s men.

Sumana Mukherjee, in her review of the book for Mintwrote: The book beautifully presents how shallow any belief is unless it is backed by a thorough understanding of the truth behind it. Let me start by asking a fundamental question.

In addition to his profound knowledge of Indian philosophical and cultural traditions, Professor Bhyrappa has since his childhood had ls personal experiences in both rural and urban milieu. However, to further their agenda these historians have convoluted Indian history to portray a history of their choice than the truth.

Her inter-religious marriage makes her an icon in society for feminism as well as freedom from religious dogma.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Ingredients for Main Dish: Hi Nilagriva, I read this bood very recently – I really liked it for its accuracy and fact based approach rather than for its story telling ability – which is the trademark of SLB’s other novels which I’ve read.

Ingredients for Side Dishes: Which in itself is a task impossible? Truth is always bitter. Keeping that in mind, or even otherwise – for the sheer joy of reading a great work of Historical fiction, this book bhyrappa be read urgently, and widely.


ಆವರಣ [Aavarana] by S.L. Bhyrappa

I loved the climax and the way the transformation begins. Retrieved from ” https: I felt ashamed to see that such writers are writing against other religions when sp does’nt know their own. Not Enabled Word Wise: I am sure, just like the character Razia, even Bhairappaji must have put years of effort studying those books mentioned in the novel and touring those mentioned parts of india. Nothing has oppressed post WW2 world than the followers of Mao and Stalin. Crude oil prices to direct sugar prices in Published August 5th by Sahitya Bhandara first published Her son, who is raised by her in-laws, has a complete Islamic upbringing.

She, a screenplay writer, and her husband Amircommissioned byrappa the government, are in Hampi to make a documentary. It has list of vaarana which run Aavarana is a fictional novel, creative work by Bhyrappa taking into considerations of historical fact of India over past few centuries. Just by reading some characters portrayed in this novel wont bhyrapa u clear picture rather its creating a misconception among hindus to hate islam.

Supporting bibliography for all the views expressed. How does it impact her life and lives of the people around her? One of the best books I’ve read What a brilliant book.

Bhyrappa is widely regarded as the greatest living novelist in Kannada. Aavarana stirred a major controversy in Karnataka.