S.L. Bhyrappa


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in Hassan district, Karnataka, India, India
August 20, 1931

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Dr S.L. Bhyrappa is a litterateur par excellence. He writes in the south Indian language, Kannada, and has been the bestselling novelist for over 25 years now. His novels are widely translated to pan Indian languages. He is the bestselling novelist in Marathi over the past decade and is among the top-five bestselling authors in Hindi. He is a conscious artist that depicts fundamental human emotions in his novels. In addition to his profound knowledge of Indian philosophical and cultural traditions, Professor Bhyrappa has since his childhood had intense personal experiences in both rural and urban milieu. Consequently, his characters are deeply rooted in Indian soil. Seminars have been and are being held on his novels, and volumes of literar ...more

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More books by S.L. Bhyrappa…
“The purpose of reading history is not to deride or vilify anybody. And it shouldn’t be. At best, the study of history should help us to honestly, dispassionately understand the rights and wrongs of people we regard as our ancestors and use those lessons to shape our present and future.”
Translated by Sandeep Balakrishna S.L. Bhyrappa, Aavarana: The Veil

“ಹಳ್ಳ ಕೊಳ್ಳದ ಬಳಿ ತನುವು ತಂಪಿದ ಬಳಿ
ಗುಳ್ಳದ ಹಣ್ಣು ಫಲಮಾದುದು
ಗುಳ್ಳದ ಹಣ್ಣು ನೆಲಕುದುರಿ ಬೀಳುವಾಗ
ಅದರ ಬಳ್ಳಿಗೆ ಹೇಳಿ ಹೋಯಿತೆ ಒಂದು ಮಾತ ....”
Bhyrappa S.L.

“Awards get their value from the person—the person doesn’t become great because he has bagged awards.”
Translated by Sandeep Balakrishna S.L. Bhyrappa, Aavarana: The Veil

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