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Wide eyes -3

…..with bated breath he jumps out towards the window and catches hold of a widow-rod and steadies himself…. v.n.3 It required some effort to smooch her from across the widow-rods.He desires to whisper something into her ears. But it can … Continue reading

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Wide eyes-2

V.N-2 It is now, the last third of the night, the third Jamu as they call it, the four hour span, from 2.00 a.m to 6 a.m. Even that is slowly creeping to a close. He is not yet fortunate … Continue reading

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Wide eyes.

Here is my attempt at translation, into English, of a few opening paragraphs of a famous Telugu novel ‘Visala Netralu’ (Wide Eyes ) of Pilaka Ganapati Sastry, which I read long decades ago, in the Telugu weekly ‘Andhra Patrika’ In … Continue reading

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The young man wet behind his ears confronts the white lord. ( From Barrister Parvateesam)

I make a beeline into the office. Photographs of huge steamers, and maps of the world covered the walls all around. A white lord is sitting there. I approach him and ask, ” Sir, I need to go to London. … Continue reading

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The Barrister-would-be barges across the portal of the Travel Agency.( From Barrister Parvateesam)

Having come this far, what would be the point in drawing back. Come what may. I make a silent salutation to the Lord Almighty and try to move inside . A sentry is there . He demands, ” Where are … Continue reading

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