Fiction. South Asia Studies. Selected and translated from the Tamil by Pritham Chakravarthy. Edited by Rakesh Khanna. The follow-up to 2008's successful first collection featuring stories by Indra Soundar Rajan, Medhavi, Jeyaraj, Pushpa Thangadorai, Rajesh Kumar, Indumathi, M.K.Narayanan, and Resakee. A young woman's fascination with blue films leads to a bizarre murder! A bloodline of debauched maharajas falls prey to an evil curse! A beautiful girl uses karate to retrieve a stolen idol! Seven thrilling tales from seven Indian and Singaporean masters of action, suspense, and horror!
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Rakesh Khanna was born in California, where he studied mathematics and classical percussion. He co-founded the alternative publishing house Blaft in Chennai in 2008. He is the editor of THE BLAFT ANTHOLOGY OF TAMIL PULP FICTION VOL. I and VOL. II and co-editor of the graphic anthology THE OBLITERARY JOURNAL. Author City: Chennai IND