Kalpana Swaminathan

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Kalpana Swaminathan (born 1956) is an Indian writer from Mumbai. She also writes with Ishrat Syed as Kalpish Ratna. Swaminathan and Syed are both surgeons.[1][2] Swaminathan won the 2009 Vodafone Crossword Book Award (Fiction) for Venus Crossing: Twelve Stories of Transit.

Bibliography[edit]

  • 1993: The True Adventures of Prince Teentang
  • 1994: Dattatray's Dinosaur and Other Stories
  • 1997: Cryptic Death
  • 2000: Ordinary Mr Pai Two Urban Fairy Tales
  • 2002: The Weekday Sisters
  • 2002: Gavial Avial
  • 2003: Ambrosia for Afters
  • 2003: Jaldi's Friends
  • 2006: The Page Three Murders
  • 2006: Bougainvillea House
  • 2007: The Gardener's Song
  • 2009: Venus Crossing: Twelve Stories of Transit
  • 2010: The Monochrome Madonna[3]
  • 2012: I Never Knew It Was You
  • 2013: The Secret Gardner

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Surgery and writing bring us joy'". The Hindu. 26 December 2009. Retrieved 8 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Whodunit?". The Hindu. 7 June 2010. Retrieved 8 July 2010. 
  3. ^ A crisp page turner, Deccan Herald. 28 August 2010. Retrieved 2 September 2010.

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