My impressions about KAVAL KOTTAM- A Sahitya Acadamy Award winning historical Tamil novel by esan. Before starting to read this. Kaval Kottam (Tamil Classic Series) by Su Venkatesan from Only Genuine Products. 30 Day Replacement Guarantee. Free Shipping. Cash On. S. Venkatesan is a Tamil writer from Tamil Nadu, India. His only novel Kavalkottam was In , his historical novel ‘Kaaval Kottam’ received the Fiction Award from The Tamil Literary Garden, Canada. The next year, it got him the prestigious.

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Already an author of poetry collections and seven research articles, Venkatesan was wondering what genre should he opt to write upon Madurai. In Kaaval Kottam, the writer presents recorded history and folk history simultaneously.

The only thing that is stopping me from rating this novel a 5 star is that it sometimes meanders into the sub plots too much taking away the interest from the main narrative. Writers have elaborately dealt with Madurai’s way of life and society in Sangam Literature, Bhakthi literature and so on.

He won as many as prizes in the span of 3 years in his college life. Please make sure that the infobox meets Wikipedia’s guidelines for infoboxes. Through this we can see the history of Madurai in the past years. See our Returns Policy. Please Email the Editor. Newer Post Older Post Home. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.


See all 28 reviews. 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. An awesome historical fiction about later history in tamil nadu nayak kings and british regime. Retrieved 21 December 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.

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Their life is all about deceiving others and stealing their property, and lead a pleasurable life. It has a shocking narrative of oppression of a particular community in TN, and also clearly depicts the social standing of any other community occupying today’s TN. Certified BuyerTrichy. Kaval Kottam is S.


Kaval Kottam, authored by the award winning Tamil author S. Hence I decided to go for novel. Venkatesan is a Tamil writer from Tamil NaduIndia. The novel traces the history of years of Madurai in a winning fashion starting from Though the name of the village was fictitious, maval incidents that are explained by the author from the raise to fall of the tribe are supported by documentary evidences collected by the author painstakingly for a period of about ten years.

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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. To get the free app, enter mobile phone number. It was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award for Tamil in The author has opined that the tribe is not the people of Tamilnadu, but the descendants of the ruthless Kalabhras, who ruled Tamilnadu during centuries BC, a period which is still described as the black age in the kotam of Tamilnadu.