Barrister Parvateesam – audio book


Barrister Parvateesam (Telugu: బారిష్టరు పార్వతీశం) is a humorous novel by Mokkapati Narasimha Sastry published in 1924 as three parts.

plot outline from thehindu : Velcheti Subrahmanyam September 01, 2016 

[ Set against the backdrop of traditional rural Andhra, the eponymous protagonist who is wet behind the ears, seeks to become Barrister at law, for which he has to travel to Britain. It unfolds his troubles and travails in the pursuit of his coveted goal.

Parvateesam hails from a prosperous and orthodox family in Mogalturu in West Godavari district. Strong willed Pavateesam leaves home without a word to his parents for London to prosecute higher studies in law. Being unaware of Western ways, he faces umpteen troubles at every turn in reaching London and thereafter in Edinburgh in his endeavour to get familiarized with lifestyle there. Heavily laced with situational humour, the narrative courses through interesting happenings in his life in England, where he even falls in love with a Scottish girl but leaves her honouring their ethnic and cultural divide. Finally he returns home as a level-headed barrister. On seeing the plight of motherland he finds it hard to remain an attorney and enters the freedom fight in the Gandhian way and dedicates his life to the service of the country ]

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