Chennai Lore
Govindan Nair
ASHOKAMITRAN’S CHENNAI by Translated from the original Tamil by K. S. Subramanian Ratna Books, 2022, 160 pp., INR 499
September 2023, volume 47, No 9

This is a book about ‘what was and what remains the First City of the South’, as S Muthiah the widely recognized ‘Chronicler of Madras’ (now Chennai) valorized it.  Ashokamitran’s witty little articles add to the voluminous Chennai lore.

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