Hyderabad / Telangana State
Born 27 Aug 1948 and schooled in letter writing, I’m an Indian novelist, playwright, short story and non-fiction writer, translator and a ‘little’ thinker and a budding philosopher.
My fictional endeavors are Benign Flame: Saga of Love, Jewel-less Crown: Saga of Life, Crossing the Mirage: Passing through youth (plot and character driven novels all), Glaring Shadow: A stream of consciousness novel, Prey on the Prowl: A Crime Novel and Onto the Stage: ‘Slighted Souls’ and other stage and radio plays besides Stories Varied – A Book of short Stories. All these were borne out of my conviction that for fiction to impact readers, it should be the soulful rendering of characters rooted in their native soil but not the hotchpotch of local and foreign caricatures sketched on a hybrid canvas in PDF http://www.gutenberg.us/authors/bsmurthy and in HTML at Wattpad https://www.wattpad.com/user/BSMurthy also.
My non-fiction works are Puppets of Faith: Theory of communal strife, Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help (sans 110 interpolations in verses with contemporary idiom) and Sundara Kãnda: Hanuman’s Odyssey, also in verse. My audio rendition of my Bhagvad–Gita and an excerpt from my Sundara Kãnda can be heard on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vFU3-LD4iM / https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MeNFFaLxqw
Besides articles on general management (The Hindu), materials management (Purchase) general insurance (The Insurance Times) and literary/social subjects (Triveni,) I had contributed ‘Addendum to Evolution: Origins of the World by Eastern Speculative Philosophy’ to The Examined Life On-Line Philosophy Journal, Vol. 05 Issue 18, Summer 2004, republished in Academia. edu. https://www.academia.edu/21434144/Addendum_to_Evolution_Origins_of_the_World