GURUPRASAD D.V

Biography

Guruprasad started his career as a journalist, after getting his masters in English literature. When he was selected to become a member of the prestigious Indian Police Service, he bid good bye to journalism. He spent thirty five years in the police donning many roles. He obtained his doctoral degree for his thesis, The Letter in Indian Writing in English. Despite being a busy cop, he continued to nurture his first love, writing. He has published over seven hundred newspaper and magazine articles both in English and in his mother tongue Kannada.He has authored over fifty books on the subjects of Police, Law, Travel, Humour and Public administration. After retirement from Police department, he worked as a CEO of a prestigious Trust which runs several educational and healthcare institutions in Bangalore. Guruprasad lives in Bangalore with his wife. He has two children and three grand children.

Books

IGP Sahebra Senior P.A.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,570. Language: Kannada. Published: July 16, 2018. Categories: Essay » Literature
This is a collection of 56 humourous essays by former police officer D.V.Guruprasad. The essays mainly deal with life in general but police life in particular. All the essays have been published in various newspapers and humourous magazines, mostly in humour monthly Aparajni
Kaige Banda Tuttu-Autobiography
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,310. Language: Kannada. Published: June 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A senior police officer from Karnataka describes the interesting events in his career of 35 years in the police. Apart from containing details of sensational cases he handled, it has pen portraits of several important people like Prime Ministers, top politicians, film stars, journalists, literary men etc. The print edition has been a smashing hit.
Na Kanda Vishwa Paramparika Sthlagalu
You set the price! Words: 28,790. Language: Kannada. Published: June 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
This book is a travelogue containing description of UNESCO World Heritage sites located across thirty five countries. It is not only a travel book, but a reference work
Police Encounter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,760. Language: Kannada. Published: June 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
This Kannada novel, by a former Indian police officer, traces the trials and tribulations of a conscientious cop. It mirrors the working of police in an Indian state.
Deva Manava
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,350. Language: Kannada. Published: June 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
This is a novel in Kannada by well known author D.V.Guruprasad. The hero, Aditya is a techie who is forced to migrate to US where he has family problems but ultimately get wealth and fame.

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