Viswanadha Satyanarayana (1895–1976) is regarded as one of the most important writers and poets of the Telugu canon. He was the first Telugu writer to win the Jnanpith Award in 1971 and was also awarded the Padma Bhushan.
Ha Ha Hu Hu; A Horse-Headed God in Trafalgar Square contains two novellas by him, Ha Ha Hu Hu: A Horse-Headed God in Trafalgar Square and Vishnu Sharma Learns English and is translated by Velcheru Narayana Rao.
Ha Ha Hu Hu tells the delightful tale of an extraordinary creature that mysteriously appears in London one fine morning, causing considerable excitement and consternation among the city’s denizens.
In the hilarious satire Vishnu Sharma Learns English, a Telugu lecturer is visited in a dream by the medieval poet Tikanna and the ancient scholar Vishnu Sharma with an unusual request: they want him to teach them English!
Here are a few reasons to make this your next read.