About Cauvery

Novelist/Author of Paddy Indian and The Uncoupling

Cauvery Madhavan (b.l962) was born and educated in India. As an army officer’s daughter she attended ten schools, always run by nuns, and retains an abiding horror of needlework. She graduated with a First in Economics from Stella Maris College, University of Madras and then worked in a variety of marketing jobs. She got her first taste of writing whilst working at an ad agency. Cauvery married her childhood sweetheart, a newly qualified doctor and moved to Ireland in 1987 arriving on St. Valentine’s Day. Despite the Irish weather she has been in love with the country ever since. A keen cook, she now lives with her husband and three children in County Kildare.

Cauvery at the Paddy Indian launch in London

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