Author: S.L. Bhyrappa, எஸ்.எல்.பைரப்பா, ಎಸ್.ಎಲ್. ಭೈರಪ್ಪ, ஜெயா வெங்கட்ராமன்
Publisher: Sahitya Bhandara
Release Date: August 05, 2007
Aavarana (Kannada: ಆವರಣ) is a 2007 Kannada novel by one of the eminent novelists S.L. Bhyrappa. Aavarana means enveloping or covering something. This novel deals with the historical period in Indian history when the Mogul Emperor Aurangzeb ruled most part of India.
Aavarana was sold out even before its release in February 2007. The novel went on to create a record in the Indian literary world by witnessing 10 reprints within five months of its release.
S.L.Bhyrappa says that 'Aavarana' is the result of his search for truth about history.