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Abhimanyu Rajarajan (abhimanyurajarajan) | 10 comments As this is a Chennai based forum, it will be interesting to see how many novels have Chennai as their setting. Any story with Chennai as the Place of happening? Pls list here.


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Abhimanyu Rajarajan (abhimanyurajarajan) | 10 comments when shall we meet again is a romance thriller that happens in an IT company in Chennai. The protagonists Naren and Arthi are both Tamil.


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Sumeetha Manikandan (sumeethamanikandan) | 13 comments The Perfect Groom is story that happens in Mylapore, chennai.


message 4: by Madhavi (new)

Madhavi (madhavij) | 9 comments 2 States by Chetan Bhagat also features chennai.


message 5: by Abhimanyu (new)

Abhimanyu Rajarajan (abhimanyurajarajan) | 10 comments thats interesting... any more out there ?


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Abhimanyu Rajarajan (abhimanyurajarajan) | 10 comments thats interesting... any more out there ?


message 7: by K.Hari (new)

K.Hari Kumar Kumar (theharikumar) When Strangers meet.. happens in 'Madras'


message 8: by Nirnaya (new)

Nirnaya "The illicit happiness of other people" is set in Madras, as well. A book I thoroughly enjoyed reading.


message 9: by Mahima (new)

Mahima Murali (mahima_murali) Interesting :)


message 10: by Parvati (new)

Parvati | 2 comments 'Chennaiwasi' by T.S.Tirumurthi is also set in Chennai..


message 11: by Lakshmi (new)

Lakshmi | 4 comments Gods, Kings & Slaves The Siege of Madurai by R. Venketesh

though not chennai the book is set in tamilnadu in 14th century

Gods, Kings & Slaves: The Siege of Madurai


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Lakshmi Hayagriva | 8 comments The Voice Of Babaji A Trilogy On Kriya Yoga

The author was living in Egmore when he was visited by an immortal saint who dictated the above book to him!


message 13: by Abhimanyu (new)

Abhimanyu Rajarajan (abhimanyurajarajan) | 10 comments yes. the collection is improving... any more out there ?


message 14: by Saritha (last edited Nov 23, 2013 09:02PM) (new)

Saritha | 0 comments Tishani Doshi's The Pleasure Seekers and Ameen Merchant's Silent Raga are set in Chennai.And I think Thirumoorthy's earlier book, Clive Avenue is also set here.


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Saritha | 0 comments Sahasranaman wrote: "Saritha, did you read Tishani Doshi's book? It appears to have gained some notice."

I read and liked the book, Sahas. It's quite nice.


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Saritha | 0 comments Also, Krishna Shastri Devulapally's book, Ice Boys and Bell Bottoms is set in Chennai. No idea if his second book, Jump Cut is.


message 17: by Saritha (new)

Saritha | 0 comments Our member, Bhargavi's book, The Crossover Year is set in Chennai.


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