Author: K S Aadhavan Sundaram
Publisher: Sahitya Akademi
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8126004959
This English translation of the Tamil short story collection Mudhalil Iravu Varum has won the Sahitya Akademi Award. The stories are noted for their innovative style, refreshing originality of theme and the power of intellectual analysis.
The stories deal with the complexities of the middle-class Tamilians' life, probes the predicament of the youth confronting a crisis of identity and seeks to come to terms with the generation gap.