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Hee-haah! Yes, the Kindle version of Ranga Half-Pants is out. If you are the Kindle type like me, go ahead and order now to avoid disappointment. Aalasinchina aasaabangamu!  Readers in India: http://www.amazon.in/Ranga-Half-Pants-Suman-Kumar/dp/8184958250/ Readers living abroad: https://www.amazon.com/Ranga-Half-Pants-Suman-Kumar-ebook/dp/B01FZC8DRO…

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Free Chapters!

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Here it is! The free chapter, as promised. Download it, read it, and let me know what you think. [PDF/734 KB] Thank you for your patience, but Ranga will soon be available in bookstores near you. Stay updated by subscribing to the RHP newsletter (if you have already signed up for the free chapters, chill,…

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Yes, we are.The proof copies of Ranga Half-Pants are with me.  A few steps more and we will be home. I am going through it to spot and fix any last minute goochies. Those that signed up for the free chapters, thank you for your patience. We should be rolling the dope out to you…

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Though he appears in a cameo in the book, Dr. Venkatesh is one of my favourite characters from Ranga Half-Pants. Dr. Venkatesh was a very task-oriented, disciplined man. Given he had one foot in medicine and the other in farming, there was a synesthetic overlap when he performed his duties as a doctor. When he…

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As promised here’s the teaser guys! So Krish Ashok and I are working on a song for my upcoming novel Ranga Half-Pants. This is a teaser from the rough track. Meet Ranga at www.facebook.com/rangahalfpants/ he is a moody fellow. Show him some love.…

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Like I told you guys I was working on the song for the book. I initially thought I’d call it Half-Pants Blues. Now I am sticking to just Ranga Half-Pants. Anyway, who was I going to collaborate with was going to be a pleasant surprise. Trust me it is. I have known him on the interwebs…

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Dichha

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Ranga hates himself because he is scared of fights. He is always fantasising about winning a fist-fight with his ‘enemy’ Joel. There was this inexplicable fear that gripped him when fights happened. Ranga found it hard to believe that getting paralyzed by fear when faced with a fist fight was a result of his genes.…

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Raghava Reddy, a fictitious character, is an old farmer in Ranga Half-Pants. I sketched Reddy’s character based on all the farmers of Chittoor that I had encountered. They used to chase us out; whether we were swimming in their irrigation wells or stealing mangoes from their orchards. Before Ranga Half-Pants, Raghava Reddy appeared in one of my…

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