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Southern Blood and Gore

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Tamil Pulp Fiction (Volume II) by  Pritham K. Chakravarthy , Rakesh Khanna   This is a follow-up to the immensely popular first collection of South Indian, specifically Tamil pulp fiction, released in 2008. It features stories by names like Indra Soundar Rajan, Medhavi, Jeyaraj, Pushpa Thangadorai, Rajesh Kumar, Indumathi, M.K.Narayanan, and Resakee. The contents are very unashamedly pulp, gore, blood, violence with overtones of sex. All this is signaled by the kitschy cover of a pretty girl sipping from a skull with blood droplets trickling into her cleavage. In this case the book can certainly be judged by its cover.

The blurb advertises ‘7 THRILLING tales… from 7 Indian and Singaporean masters of ACTION, SUSPENSE, and HORROR!’ and the reader gets the full dose. There is a tale of a curse that hunts down the members of a family of debauched maharajahs who can only be saved by purity.

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