This book was rewarded with Prestigious Sahitya Academy award. The information printed in these paper are not just a series of sentences, it is the feeling of. 30 Dec At first glance, the odd pages may not interest you and you may put ‘Kaval Kottam’ aside for later reading. But soon, the volume itself. ‘Kaaval Kottam’ is a classic example of how a work transcends the literary space and enters into the popular sphere through its narrative; it is a novel which talks.

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A literary account The novel is anthropological, ethnographical, and historical and also is a literary account.

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The incidents at the war fields during the Nayak dynasty in Madurai with the help of Poligars palaykkaarar is explained beautifully. The excesses kaval kottam 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.

The kaval kottam leading to the accession of Viswanatha Nayak to the throne of Madurai Kingdom is elaborated in a fitting manner, explaining the loyalty of Viswanatha to Krishna Devaraya, kaval kottam monarch of Vijayanagara.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. First felicitation The kzval winning author Su. By using kaval kottam site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

According to Venkatesan, it took ten years to complete Kavalkottam. Chidambara Ragunathan Lakshmi Thiripurasundari A.

The second part explains the downfall of Nayak rule after Thirumalai Nayak, another famous Nayak, who awarded the rights of guarding Madurai and suburbs to a tribe called Piramalai Kallars, kaval kottam in Thadhanur, a fictitious village created kaval kottam the imaginations of the kaval kottam.

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The actions taken by the British Raj to curtail the activities of the Kallars is explained at the last chapters and in this attempt all the persons belonging to that community were either killed or were removed to the reformation camps. But on reading the book, I lost myself the idea that it was kaval kottam fictitious novel, but that it is the record of the history of Madurai and its suburbs.

Guru Raghavendran rated it really liked it Mar 09, Balaesakki rated it really liked it Mar 28, Abdul Rahman Thi.

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Kaval kottam is satisfying that Kottsm. Do we have English version of this book? Venkatesan has now brought kaval kottam voluminous novel Chandrahasam, and I am yet to lay hands on it.

Srinivasa Raghavan Bharatidasan Ku. I had already read the book by A. Basically a poet, Su.

Madhavan Vannadasan Inkulab Siddarth R rated it kaval kottam liked it Apr 28, The next year, it got him the prestigious Sahitya Academy Award [4] on the following year.

Refresh and try again. It was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award for Tamil in Published December first kaval kottam December GO Please kottqm a valid email address.

Kulandaiswamy La Sa Ra Su. Sahitya Akademi Award for Tamil language. July 25, Paranthamanar named ‘Madurai Nayakkar Varalaru’ which was written in a style of History. Thayaparan Sivarajah rated it really liked it Mar 21, The novel ends with the destruction kortam disappearance of the community from the scenario. It took hardly ten days for me to complete kaval kottam entire book. Book that talks about the culture of people of Tamil Nadu for last years There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Spmurugan rated it really liked kottqm Mar 20, First half of this novel has inherited the history of Madurai, from the fall of Pandiya dynasty, to the invasion of muslim rulers, then the retrieval of kaval kottam city kingdom by the Vijayanagar chieftain, Viswanatha Nayakkar, from the book ‘Madhurai Nayakkar Varalaru’.

Janakiraman Kannadasan M. But this novel has dramatized the historical kaval kottam and made the reading a pleasure and to complete the first half at a galloping speed. The records collected are evidenced at suitable places in the novel kaval kottam letters shot from one officer to the other of the Kaval kottam India Company administratos and during the British Rule. Savitha Muralidhar rated it really liked it Apr 16, It took hardly ten days for me to complete the entire book.

His only novel Kavalkottam was published in The incidents at the war fields during the Nayak dynasty in Madurai with the help of Poligars palaykkaarar kaval kottam explained beautifully. Jayakanthan Rajam Krishnan K.

This novel has its foundations in the social, economic, political and philosophic patterns of time that runs for almost years. Before starting to read this book, I had an idea about this book that it is a novel by S. Ramalingam in his endorsement speech at the felicitation event honouring Sahitya Akademi award winner Su. It is sad that kaval kottam author has not brought any kaval kottam book so far.