Aavarana: The Veil and millions of other books are available for instant . for the first time into English by Sandeep Balakrishna, Aavarana: The Veil raises. What are an average Muslim’s views on S L Bhyarappa’s novel “Avarana ( Kannada)” or “Aavarana: The Veil (English)”? Views. Other Answers. Quora User. Aavarana – The Veil has ratings and reviews. I read this in English, very moving and powerful, anyone who is new to reading books can read this.

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Nov 01, Kanika rated it it was amazing. After marriage, her troubles with the husband due to religious incompa Aavarana is a thought provoking and compelling read. After all his novels get sold out even before their release. How does it impact her life and lives of the people around her?

Why would anyone write a book like this? I would highly recommend it!

ಆವರಣ [Aavarana]

Great work by Sandeep in translation. Honestly I had to skip few pages in the beginning coz the reality was too harsh to bear – but I caught up and now conclude that this is a great read with lot of facts for backup.

Initially there were moments where I wondered whether I should’ve picked the original in Kannada. Is it in any way comparable with the mammoth reading you do about the invaders who came and controlled less than half of what aagarana kings of Vijaynagara controlled.

The story written by the protagonist is very brutal though.

Aavarana – The Veil

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ಆವರಣ [Aavarana] by S.L. Bhyrappa

I would recommend the book to all the history lovers and to people who love reading fiction and I am sure they would love the gripping story.

This book is an amalgamation of contemporary fiction, history, philosophy and commentary on the so called secularism followed in this country. Return to Book Page. Lists with This Book. As for the left wing — ignorance has never helped anybody said marx and the new India is all set to follow your leader on that note, after all the Indian DNA can never resist a good argument.

However, truth has a nasty way of showing up despite all veils of lies, misinformation, aabarana and propaganda. Not for nothing is this one of the most celebrated novels of our times. Want to Read saving….

The ending did not satisfy me enough but the novel inside the novel was well written. Read this novel with an open mind, because the author has done a vast amount of research to collaborate his work. The book is by no inch a pro-hindu or anti-islam as some of its enlgish have claimed, but merely puts up the beautiful question of — Can nationalism be strengthened by projecting historical lies. This sets her off on a personal journey into India s history to uncover the many layers of religion, caste and creed.

Is there a translation in Telugu? The characters are normal people but for the authors ability to dwell deep and project an unbiased but unacceptable reactions when faced with truth and ideological questions.

Yes, he goes against the widely accepted view of the Mughal rule and brings out facts and figures about the tough times people of other faiths had to endure under that rule. I admire the amount of study went engglish this book and every piece of information is backed by evidence.


The environment of vicious propaganda against Hinduism that we are living in, it was a must read. Best book which shows the pseudo intellectuals are trying to hide the history and tell us a history where everything is coming up roses.

First of all, is history authentic?

Bhyrappa is a story of a free-spirited and rebellious young woman, Lakshmi, who marries the man she is deeply in love with. This book just tells the truth. This book is about Lakshmi aka Razia, the protagonist, is an intelligent, self confident and progressive woman who converts aaavarana Islam to get aavaarana to Amir against the wished of her father.

A book every self proclaimed pseudo liberal would hate. One has to put oneself in that history to truly understand the context.

Gives a good insight into communists rephrasing Indian history by selective information in text books. Want to Read saving…. A must read specially in the given Indian political context. I was taken back by only one thing, The way the author has given the solution to the biggest problem of india, Will it be accepted by our community where we are divided by caste, religion, money and completely exploited by the political parties for power?

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Author doesn’t try to be politically correct and hide facts. Quotes from Aavarana – The Veil.

In fact, Bhyrappa himself acknowledges this in the preface. Bhyrappa has reiterated that something was written in his novel. As a novel, it works at so many levels and Bhyrappa creates a time machine through which we learn about history and the present.