C V Karthik Narayanan/
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0333 93307 9
In the 5-part series, The Crown is the fourth part of Ponniyin Selvan.
It is now widely acknowledged, that 'Kalki' was the first Tamil writer who used the ancient history of famous Tamil dynasties and the region as the background of attractive stories. Ponniyan Selvan which deals with the life of Rajaraja Chozhan is the last of the three great novels, the other two being 'Parthiban Kanaru' and 'Sivakamiyin Sabadam'. THE TRANSLATOR:
KARTHIK NARAYANAN is steeped in South Indian history, its arts and culture. He is an avid reader of all the novels 'Kalki' wrote and is also an enthusiastic traveler.