Author: Neela PadmanabhanTranslator(s)/ Editors(s): Andy SundaresenPublisher: Sahitya AkademiYear: 2013Language: EnglishPages: 141ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788126033324
Autumn Reveries, Neela Padmanabhan’s English translation of Tamil novel Illai Uthir Kaalam, first published in 2005, is the story of a group of people who are now in the autumn of their lives living in an old age home. Abandoned and neglected by their loved ones, they gradually learn to accept this place as their home. In this Sahitya Akademi Award winning novel, the author handles the characters with a deep understanding and rare poignancy and compassion.About The TranslatorAndy Sundaresen , an engineer by profession, lives in the United States. He has been translating Tamil Novels and short stories into English for the last fifteen years. Till date he has translated three collections of short stories and novels by Jayakanthan and novel in Telugu translation.