Chi Khu T V Sathybhama – what a character he was enrolled in this novel. Want to Read saving…. Many people told me that the book has ended abruptly. Refresh and try again. Jan 01, Punith Kumar G rated it it was amazing. Return to Book Page.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Amazing novel by Dr SLB. Many people told me that the book has ended abruptly. I couldn’t relate to the characters and their conflicts. Rather, it allows you to think deep into these caste systems that was deep rooted since time immemorial. Chatur varnyam Mayaa Srishtam Better late than never!!

He is a conscious artist that depicts fundamental human emotion Dr S.

In the end one realizes that ‘equality’ is ddaatu that can only be imagined and described but practically never be achieved. Oct 17, Gopala Krishna rated it it was amazing.

If you are an Indian and want to understand the complex caste system in India, look kannasa further! No trivia or quizzes yet. She is kidnapped by a man, who wants her to embrace Islam and marry him. The author also shows the struggle of people to raise themselves on the ladder of Varnas.

The Book analyses the complex caste system that is deep rooted into our society through different characters. Yes, within one and half month he has completed this epic.

The protagonists from the novel are just a mirror reflection of each one of us, who are behaving as kannava their caste is upper and others are lower one.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Oct 05, Yash Cp rated it it was amazing. His novels are widely translated to pan Indian languages. His books are way ahead of his time and you can always feel that his story are happening in real life too.

The details of the various castes, their history etc are all explained very nicely. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Such third party cookies may track your use on Filmibeat sites for better rendering. Good book to understand how Caste system works in India and how deep we are part of it though we think we are out of it. That is the nature of the Nature – everything is not meant to be daxtu.

The best mlvie about his writings is he doesn’t declare anything, doesnt judge anything, presents everything as it comes in a story. Many people told me that the book has ended abruptly. SLB has also gone into the roots of vedic times describing, why there was no reference to gods like Shiva, vishnu, Bramha, Ganesha, e This is an epic book. Aug 29, Satya Balakrishnan rated it really liked it. View all 3 comments.

I am absolutely spellbound by the way SLB sir has narrated various caste system and its origins in such a delicate and detailed manner. The amount of research Bhyrappa did is admirable.

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ದಾಟು [Daatu]

A perfect and detailed explanation of the caste system in India, how it works! Jan 12, Mohammed Shaffi rated it it was amazing. Here again, SLB does not disappoint – the characters are 3-dimensional with multiple shades of grey. Aug 14, Jkk is currently reading it.


For sure, you wont get an answer from this book. What i love about Bhyrappa is dsatu he always write about strong woman character in every book. Of course, a lot of opinions coming from every character are directly or indirectly influenc A perfect and detailed explanation of the caste system in India, how it works!

I have intention of reading more of his books. Story is catchy, feel like finishing in one reading; However I was a bit disappointed with the ending.

ದಾಟು [Daatu] by S.L. Bhyrappa

She removes her hereditary anklet and leaves the village with her son to lead a new life. Why there is a difference between Upper Caste and Lower Caste?. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Jan 06, Madhu Ballekere rated it it was amazing Shelves: I read somewhere that he wrote this book within 2 months.

Better late than never!! Amazing novel by Dr SLB. Most of his novels are translated into almost all the Indian languages and six into English. Apr 22, N. Hope he keeps writing more books.