Tamil Classics 5-in-1 is a book that attempts to bring together some of the best and finest Tamil stories. It covers stories from different time periods, which makes it a classic literary work.
Summary of the Book
This book contains a collection of five stories that have been embellished over the years by many readers. The author, Anant Pai, has tried to put together the different traditions that are seen within the Tamil culture. It has both contemporary and ancient stories, and starts with the story of Prince Jivaka that is considered to be an epic heroic tale and is often told in Tamil culture. It also contains the story of Kannagi which has been adapted from Silapathikaram.