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Kaaval Kottam – Why it deserves the likes of a Man Booker.A must read book for anyone interested in knowing the rich history of beautiful Madurai, and. Tamil Book Man provides Tamil Books Online,English Books Online,online books ,online book Home»; Historical novels KAVAL KOTTAM histrorical book. S. Venkatesan is a Tamil writer from Tamil Nadu, India. His only novel Kavalkottam was published in It was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award for Tamil.

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Write a product review. Don’t have a Kindle? As a general rule we do not censor any content on the site. Mudivilla Yudhathin Kadhai Tamil. Only bad thing is its bit heavy to carry on hand ; Go for it if you are from madurai or want to know about madurai. But on reading the book, I lost myself the idea that it was a fictitious novel, but that it is the record of the history of Madurai and its suburbs.

Kulandaiswamy La Sa Ra Su. Create a free website or blog at WordPress. It is satisfying that S.

Niranjanah’s review of காவல் கோட்டம் [Kaaval Kottam]

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You may also want to view the infobox template page to view the full parameter list and read guidance on usage of that infobox. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Innumerable details, all of them of importance, are lined up in every chapter of the novel. Venkatesan wins Sahitya Akademi Award”. Madhavan Vannadasan Inkulab From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Showing of 25 reviews. My appreciations to Mr Venkatesan.


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Leave a comment Filed under Book Review. Search for a book to add a reference. Sethu Pillai Kalki Krishnamurthy C. Be it the passage of the Saluva axe or the chandrahaasa sword over the time to administrative details on every one who ruled the iaval town Madurai the story has Madurai as it background over a period of years from the plundering Malik Kafur to Queen Ganga Devi to Mangammaa to Krishna Ktotam to his illustrious general Viswanatha Naicker and his descendents to the British with the people of Naadhanoor in the backdrop who are witness to the changing times, the book is a treasure kval every reader.

The records collected are evidenced at suitable places in the novel as letters shot from one officer to the other of the East India Company administratos and during the British Rule.

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This novel particularly shook me and changed akval way i look at Madurai forever. How far people have gone to underestimate and under depict and treat certain communities shows the crookedness of human minds, through the centuries. A must read book for anyone interested in knowing the rich history of beautiful Madurai, and the past of caste system in Tamil Nadu. Niranjanah ‘s review Feb 18, We will not remove any content for bad language alone, or being critical of a particular book. Heard many stories like this relating my great grand father.


Only flag comments that clearly need our attention. I am just finished with S. The next year, it got him the prestigious Sahitya Academy Award [4] on the following year. Indira Parthasarathy Vallikannan Thi. Its particularly more appealing when someone from Madurai reads it.

Product details Hardcover Publisher: It took hardly ten days for me to complete the entire book. Sri Acharya Ma.

kottamm Email required Address never kavall public. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: The excesses committed by the Kallars in collecting the Kaval coolie Fee for guardingand in case somebody refuses to pay it, how they venged them fearfully by committing murders and resorting to robbery. According to Venkatesan, it took ten years to complete Kavalkottam.

He is married to Kamala and they have two daughters – Yazhini and Klttam. Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free.

This page was last edited on 7 Novemberat Archived from the original on 24 July After a long time, I felt very satisfied after competing this magnum opus. But this novel has dramatized the historical events and made the reading a pleasure and to complete the first half at a galloping speed.