Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa is widely regarded as the greatest living Sita – Warrior of Mithila (Book 2 of the Ram Chandra Series) [ Kindle Avarana the veil is realistic non – romanticised portrayal of Hindu/ Muslim relationship in India, how it was in past how it is in present and what remains little. This is not a book based “only” on emotional rhetoric or some serious research . What are an average Muslim’s views on S L Bhyarappa’s novel “Avarana. Aavarana: The Veil | S.L. Bhyrappa. Blind faith. Let’s get this out of the way: Aavarana: The Veil is more an ideological treatise than classic.

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Yes, at the end of the book you see a list of 59 books that Lakshmi aka Razia refers to. As for as comments by some muslim brothers, it is better if they under stand Quron and how it treats the other faiths. Writing such novels just to criticise islam and to gain cheap popularity among hindus are common nowadays. May 21, Jaihanuman Hk rated it it was amazing. Sadly this what we see even in the present times, how the humanities space is taken over by people who believe in a certain kind of an ideology and anyone who has counter views is not welcome.

Many prominent intellectuals believe Aavarana dangerously advanced the fundamentalist agenda by tilting at the windmills of history, and that it seeks to divide society on communal lines. But I was taken by surprise for it turned out to be way more than Hampi. Even in india vaishnavites massacred shaivites for their political gain Aavarana 9th edition of the novel, released 0n 31 May B Argumentative, Thought Inducing, Opinionated Book is amazing in providing references, to historical data used, at the end.


What did I like in the book? This novel deals with the historical character like Mogul Emperor Aurangazeb. Retrieved from ” https: Let not bother about the content of avarana, but if one compares bhyrappa’s previous novels with this, dont you think Avarana is not upto the mark w. Sandhya – Your observation regarding Lakshmi and Katyayani is interesting. The content is gripping enough to make that happen. She writes a very interesting novel – which forms the parallel track of AvaraNa also – to express her understanding.

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The author has vigorously protested the tag that the book is inflammatory by challenging the reviewers to refute the points made in the book. Indeed, I have read some of the references that Bhyrappa cleverly inserted in the narrative.

The novel raises pertinent and searching questions about religion, liberalism and identity and highlights the importance of unshackling oneself from the bonds of false knowledge. Well, if you think that these historians avwrana being criticised unjustly, just have a look at history text books of ours.

Nov 01, Kanika rated it it was amazing. Byrappa pls Pls continue this book and give a justice to Laksmi and to her Noval.

Her father passes away and she visits her village in a long time. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Intelligent readers should not bring out these comparison.

However, truth has a nasty way of showing up despite all veils of lies, misinformation, narratives and propaganda. Temples did get destructed in an era and we must accept that. Brilliant Book from S. However, she is bpok to discover that her husband is not the open-minded, progressive individual he claimed to be.


Apt title, highlighting the importance of unshackling oneself from the bonds of false knowledge. If his book is banned, then each and every book in the list at the end of the book might also need to be banned.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Why should we be interested in the lives of the people who ruled the nationsbuilt great monuments and were the originators of bkok customs and rituals? But i learnt from islam to respect other religions also. He has tackled the issues of religious conflict in India over centuries with a greater ease than any other contemporary Indian writer – all this while being unbiased and basing his novel of historic truths. But is it a provocative read?

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There were few instances when I couldn’t continue reading and had to just stop. The novel went on to create a record in the Indian literary world by witnessing 10 reprints within five months of its release. Islam spread because of truth and strict monotheism B booj a great writer but the amount of research what he does before writting any novel is amazing.

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