Śāntā / [lēkhaka] Ma. Na. Mūrti. Beṅgaḷūru : Mūrti Prakāśana,  From the University of Chicago Library.
ಶಾಂತಾ Shanta, a novel by ಮ. ನ. ಮೂರ್ತಿ M.N. Murthy.
Loving the rectangular letters on this cover – I just wish it hadn’t been bound so tightly! We can’t see how the lettering artist handled the left part of ಶಾ! Nice portrait, too.