Kurinji: The Story Of A Music Maestro
- Author: Kove Manisekaran, K. Chellappan
- Publisher: Sahitya Akademi
- ISBN: 9788126033348
Regular price Rs. 125.00
Kurinji is a socio-historical novel conceived in the background of the political history of Thanjuvoor in the early part of the nineteenth century. The author has put his knowledge of music to good use in the novel while introducing great musicians like Muthuswamy Deekshitar and Thyagaraja as characters. The theme of the novel is the impact of Carantic music on the common man. The author shows how it is possible to transcend the barriers of caste and creed with the help of music.