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Sumeetha Manikandan

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Sumeetha Manikandan is a freelance writer and an author who loves to write and base her plots on the tambrahm community of Mylapore, Chennai. She is the author of ‘The Perfect Groom’ that has been a bestselling ebook on the top 50 charts of Amazon India ever since publication.

An avid reader, she loves to read across different genres – romance, historical fiction, non-fiction, mystery, fantasy etc. A history buff to the core,
she is currently translating Ponniyin Selvan – the evergreen tamil classic epic history by Kalki Krishnamurthy into English.

Married to film maker K.S. Manikandan, Sumeetha lives in Chennai, along with her six year old daughter.

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Sumeetha Manikandan Hi Prithvi, The book is available in Amazon.in. You can read it for free if you have a Kindle unlimited subscription or you can buy it here - http://w…moreHi Prithvi, The book is available in Amazon.in. You can read it for free if you have a Kindle unlimited subscription or you can buy it here - http://www.amazon.in/Perfect-Groom-Su...(less)
Sumeetha Manikandan I don't push myself to write when the words refuse to flow so I take a break and read stuff that I have been wanting to read for long. …moreI don't push myself to write when the words refuse to flow so I take a break and read stuff that I have been wanting to read for long. (less)
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Chapter 7 – The Monkey without a Tail

Manimeghalai stood still in front of the mirror, wondering whether she had indeed seen the face or not.

Did she really see it or was it a dream? If it was a dream, shouldn’t she be sleeping? 

She touched her face to confirm that she was indeed standing in the Pazhuvur Queen’s chambers in front of her mirror. She turned around and saw that she couldn’t have imagined the face in the dark as the la Read more of this blog post »
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"Overall, for the entire series of Ponniyin Selva - 4.5/5

This was a very interesting reading with history of the Cholas as a backdrop.. Thoroughly enjoyed.."
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"Epic. Reading the English translation did make it feel a little weird. Some words in Tamil do not translate that easily to English but that said the author has done considerable justice to the original. The writing does not feel forced. The ending of" Read more of this review »
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If u are a lover of historical fiction this is a very enthralling read. I highly recommend it. The movie is no where near the beauty of this book. "
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“With the first line of Mehendi, she forgot her troubles and delved into the beautiful world of checkered patterns and intricate lines.”
Sumeetha Manikandan, Love, Again

“I thought that there is yet hope for someone who was caught in the river’s whirlpool, but none exists for those who are trapped in the vortex of a beautiful woman’s eyes.”
Sumeetha Manikandan, Ponni's Beloved - Volume 1: New Floods, An English Translation Of Kalki Krishnamurthy's Ponniyin Selvan

“The mist wishes to have the sun but what does the sun do - it burns so fiercely that the mist disappears.”
Sumeetha Manikandan, Ponni's Beloved - Volume 1: New Floods, An English Translation Of Kalki Krishnamurthy's Ponniyin Selvan

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